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 Bill Status of HB1462  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Pamela Reaves-Harris - Mary E. Flowers - William Davis - Rita Mayfield

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Peace Officer Chokehold Prohibition Act. Provides that a peace officer may not apply a chokehold to effect the arrest of a person, unless faced with a situation in which the use of deadly force is justified under the Justifiable Use of Force; Exoneration Article of the Criminal Code of 2012. Provides that a peace officer who violates this provision is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Effective January 1, 2016.

DateChamber Action
  2/5/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Pamela Reaves-Harris
  2/6/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  2/18/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William Davis
  2/19/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  2/24/2015HouseAssigned to Judiciary - Criminal Committee
  3/27/2015HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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