Mark B. Madsen
8 LONG TITLE
9 General Description:
10 This bill requires an interim study of the use of force by law enforcement.
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ provides that the legislative Administrative Rules Review Committee study the use
14 of force by law enforcement during the 2015 Interim; and
15 ▸ requires that the committee provide a report to the Law Enforcement and Criminal
16 Justice Interim Committee.
17 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
19 Other Special Clauses:
20 This bill provides a repeal date.
21 Uncodified Material Affected:
22 ENACTS UNCODIFIED MATERIAL
24 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
25 Section 1. Law Enforcement Use of Force - Study by Administrative Rules
26 Review Committee.
27 (1) The legislative Administrative Rules Review Committee shall during the 2015
28 legislative interim study and make recommendations on the following issues:
29 (a) current state laws and rules and local ordinances and practices regarding the use of
30 force by law enforcement officers;
31 (b) the practices and policies of law enforcement agencies regarding use of force by
32 law enforcement officers;
33 (c) the practices and policies regarding investigations of law enforcement officer use of
35 (d) the practices and policies regarding the use of body cameras by law enforcement
37 (e) current training provided to law enforcement officers regarding the use of force and
38 deadly force;
39 (f) state laws relating to fines and forfeitures and whether money from those sources
40 can be used to fund Peace Officer Standards and Training staffing and curriculum;
41 (g) psychological evaluations of potential law enforcement officers;
42 (h) ways to address and improve the public perception of law enforcement agencies;
44 (i) resources to provide support for law enforcement officers and their families to
45 reduce instances of domestic violence and suicide among law enforcement officers.
46 (2) The committee shall create a final report of its studies, including any proposed
47 legislation, on or before October 31, 2015.
48 (3) The report shall be presented to the Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Interim
49 Committee before November 30, 2015.
50 Section 2. Repeal date.
51 This bill is repealed November 30, 2015.