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HB15-1286: Police Misconduct Court Require Prosecution

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB15-1286
Year: 2015
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: Kagan, Salazar


For an alleged offense involving police misconduct resulting in serious bodily injury or death, the bill allows the court to require prosecution if the court finds that the decision not to prosecute was an abuse of discretion.

Current Status:

04/22/2015 - Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely
04/14/2015 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs
04/13/2015 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/02/2015 - House Committee on Judiciary Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/17/2015 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

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