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HB15-1290: Stop Police Interference Cop Incident Recordings

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: HB15-1290
Year: 2015
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: Salazar, Esgar/Guzman


The bill creates a private right of action against a peace officer’s employing law enforcement agency if a person records an incident involving a peace officer and a peace officer destroys the recording or seizes the recording without receiving consent or obtaining a warrant or if the peace officer intentionally interferes with the recording or retaliates against the person making the recording.

Current Status:

05/01/2015 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
04/30/2015 - Senate Third Reading Passed with Amendments - Floor
04/14/2015 - House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
03/31/2015 - House Committee on Judiciary Witness Testimony and/or Committee Discussion Only
03/17/2015 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary

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