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SB 1019 - Access to Police Misconduct Investigations - Key Vote

California Key Votes

Gilbert Cedillo Did Not Vote on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-11) - (Key vote)

Title: Access to Police Misconduct Investigations

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that grants public access to investigations and proceedings of peace officer disciplinary action.

Highlights:
- Allows public access to details of complaints against officers with the exception of the officer’s identity (sec. 1). - Allows the department that employs the officer under investigation to release information on an investigation in response to false statements made by the officer involved (sec. 1). - Establishes that, for cases prior to the Copley Press decision, only information allowed prior to the Copley Press decision may be released. In cases after the Copley Press decision, the specified entity may not release information in excess of what is specified in this bill (sec. 1). - Retains the legal right to withhold information only when the officer’s safety is at risk (sec. 1).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Public Police Hearings and Meetings

Sponsors

  • Gloria Romero (CA - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Sheila James Kuehl (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark R. Leno (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Tom McClintock (CA - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Carole V. Migden (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Curren De Mille Price Jr. (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mark Ridley-Thomas (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Jack A. Scott (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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