Bill Status of HB3606 100th General Assembly
Short Description: POLICE-NON-LETHAL FORCE
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
| 3/31/2017||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Police Department Non-lethal Force Policy Act. Provides that the Department of State Police, Secretary of State Police Department, mass transit district police force, university police force, county sheriff's office, and each police department of a municipality of this State shall develop a plan or strategy for the use of non-lethal force on a person suspected of committing or having committed a criminal offense or resisting arrest. The plan or strategy shall include the use of new technologies and alternatives to the use of firearms in apprehending a suspect or in protecting the officer from harm by a suspect.