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2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 83
Motor Vehicles and Traffic; require policies; prohibit law enforcement officers from impermissibly using race/ethnicity to stop motor vehicle
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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 identification and regulation with regard 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 motor vehicle; to require annual training of law enforcement officers on impermissible uses of race and ethnicity in stopping motor vehicles; to require law enforcement officers to document the race, ethnicity, and gender of drivers and passengers under certain circumstances; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/04/2015 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/03/2015 - Senate Hopper