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SB 5919 - 2021-22
Concerning the standard for law enforcement authority to detain or pursue persons. (REVISED FOR ENGROSSED: Concerning the definition of "physical force," "necessary," and "totality of the circumstances," and the standard for law enforcement authority to use physical force and providing the authority for a peace officer to engage in a vehicular pursuit when there is reasonable suspicion a person has violated the law and the officer follows appropriate safety standards.)
Bill History

2022 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 20
First reading, referred to Law & Justice. (View Original Bill)
Feb 1
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 3
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Law & Justice at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
LAW - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Feb 8
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 9
1st substitute bill not substituted. (View 1st Substitute)
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 31; nays, 18; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Feb 12
First reading, referred to Public Safety.
Feb 22
Public hearing in the House Committee on Public Safety at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Feb 24
Executive action taken in the House Committee on Public Safety at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
PS - Majority; do pass with amendment(s). (Majority Report)
Minority; without recommendation. (Minority Report)
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Mar 4
Rules Committee relieved of further consideration. Placed on second reading.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Committee amendment(s) adopted as amended.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 86; nays, 12; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 10
Returned to Senate Rules 3.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
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