HB 4201

  • Oregon House Bill
  • 2020 Special Session
  • Introduced in House Jun 26, 2020
  • Passed House Jun 26, 2020
  • Passed Senate Jun 26, 2020
  • Signed by Governor Jun 30, 2020

Relating to the use of force by police officers; and declaring an emergency.

Abstract

Requires law enforcement agency to notify Attorney General when police officer uses physical force resulting in death or qualifying physical injury. Requires Attorney General to appoint special investigator to lead investigation upon receipt of notification. Directs Attorney General to prosecute violations of law related to use of physical force. Directs Attorney General to release reports from investigation if criminal proceedings are not initiated.] Establishes Joint Committee on Transparent Policing and Use of Force Reform. Directs committee to examine policies related to use of force and transparency in policing and recommend legislation to committees of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary on or before December 31, 2020. Sunsets committee on December 31, 2020. Declares emergency, effective on passage.

Bill Sponsors (31)

Maxine Dexter

     
Cosponsor

Votes


Actions


Jul 07, 2020

House

Chapter 1, (2020 Laws): Effective date June 30, 2020.

Jun 30, 2020

House

Governor signed.

Jun 30, 2020

Senate

President signed.

Jun 29, 2020

House

Speaker signed.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Vote explanations filed by Boquist, Prozanski, Taylor, Thatcher.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Heard, excused, granted unanimous consent to vote aye.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Prozanski. Passed.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Rules Suspended. Second reading.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Recommendation: Do pass the A-Eng. bill.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

Referred to The First Special Session of 2020.

Jun 26, 2020

Senate

First reading. Referred to President's desk.

Jun 26, 2020

House

Vote explanation(s) filed by Leif, Smith DB, Wallan.

Jun 26, 2020

House

Rules suspended. Third reading. Carried by Salinas. Passed.

Jun 26, 2020

House

Second reading.

Jun 26, 2020

House

Recommendation: Do pass with amendments and be printed A-Engrossed.

Jun 25, 2020

House

Public Hearing and Work Session held.

Jun 24, 2020

House

Referred to The First Special Session of 2020.

Jun 24, 2020

House

First reading. Referred to Speaker's desk.

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
A-Engrossed PDF
Enrolled PDF
House Amendments to Introduced PDF
Introduced PDF

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