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2009-2010 Regular Session - HB 1009
Motor vehicles; prohibit law enforcement from using race or ethnicity; provisions
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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 or pedestrian; to require annual training of law enforcement officers on impermissible uses of race and ethnicity in stopping motorists or pedestrians; to require law enforcement officers to document the race, ethnicity, and gender of a motorist and passengers or pedestrian; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/01/2010 - House Second Readers
Jan/28/2010 - House First Readers
Jan/27/2010 - House Hopper