2011-2012 Regular Session - SB 205
Motor Vehicle; require policies that prohibit law enforcement officers from impermissibly using race/ethnicity in determining whether to stop a vehicle
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 vehicle; 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 driver and passengers; to provide for related matters; to provide for an effective date and applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/04/2011 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/03/2011 - Senate Hopper