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HB 17 - Prohibiting Domestic Violence Offenders from Being Peace Officers - Key Vote

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (48-19) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Domestic Violence Offenders from Being Peace Officers

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits individuals convicted of domestic violence within the past 3 years from qualifying for certification as a law enforcement officer and expands the grounds for revoking or suspending certification to include a conviction of domestic violence.

Highlights:
-Defines "domestic violence" as violation of the Crimes Against Household Members Act or equivalent law in other jurisdictions committed against the following individuals (Secs. 1-2):
    -Spouse; -Former spouse; -Parent; -Present or former stepparent; -Present or former parent-in-law; -Grandparent or grandparent-in-law; -Co-parent of a child; or -An individual with whom an individual has had a continuing personal relationship.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting Domestic Violence Offenders from Being Peace Officers

Sponsors

  • Nathan P. Cote (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mary Jane M. Garcia (NM - D) (Out Of Office)
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