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 Bill Status of HB5068  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Public Safety Officer Protection Act. Provides that a public employer shall reimburse a public safety officer for reasonable attorney's fees incurred by the officer in connection with any criminal proceeding arising from the officer's conduct in the performance of official duties unless, in relation to that conduct, any of the following applies: (1) the officer is convicted of a crime; (2) the officer's employment is terminated for cause; or (3) the officer resigns for reasons other than retirement or disability before the attorney's fees are incurred. Provides that a public employer, including a home rule unit, that employs a full-time public safety officer may not provide benefits to that officer in a manner inconsistent with the requirements of the Act.

DateChamber Action
  1/25/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  1/29/2010HouseFirst Reading
  1/29/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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