2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 213
Racial/Ethnic Justice Act; prohibit racial/ethnic profiling
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to provide a short title; to state public policy regarding racial profiling by law enforcement officers and agencies; to amend Chapter 1 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to general provisions relative to law enforcement officers and agencies, so as to provide definitions relative to racial profiling; to prohibit racial and ethnic profiling by law enforcement officers and agencies; to provide procedures for the investigation of allegations of racial and ethnic profiling; to provide for sanctions for violations; to amend Chapter 8 of Title 35 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to employment and training of peace officers, so as to provide mandatory training for peace officers on the improper use of racial or ethnic profiling in law enforcement; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/17/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/16/2005 - Senate Hopper