2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 46
Law Enforcement Officers and Agencies; provide definitions; require peace officers be equipped with audio/video recording device
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions relative to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide for definitions; to require that certain peace officers be equipped with an audio and video recording device attached to their persons for recording audio and video of all activities performed while on duty; to provide for a public disclosure exception; to provide for penalties; to provide for grant funding; to amend Article 4 of Chapter 18 of Title 50 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the inspection of public records, so as to provide for the release under certain circumstances of certain audio and video recordings from audio and video recording devices attached to the persons of peace officers; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/26/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/15/2015 - Senate Hopper