2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 372
Law Enforcement Stopping of Vehicles; probable cause; prohibit racial or ethnic profiling; require documentation
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 1 of Title 40 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to motor vehicles and traffic, so as to require policies that prohibit law enforcement officers from impermissibly using race or ethnicity in determining whether to stop a motorist; to require annual training of law enforcement officers on impermissible uses of race and ethnicity in stopping vehicles; to require law enforcement officers to document the race, ethnicity, and gender of a motorist and passengers; to provide for applicability; to provide for other matters relative thereto; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Jan/30/2002 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/29/2002 - Senate Hopper