California References

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California Law Enforcement Legislation

SB-978 Law enforcement agencies: public records. Signed by the Governor. Current law.

SB-1421 Peace officers: release of records. The California Public Records Act requires a state or local agency, to make public records available for inspection. Signed by the Governor. Current law.

AB-392 Peace officers use of deadly force. Signed by the Governor. Current law.

AB-1506 Police use of force. Signed by the Governor. Current Law.
There is one section of the law that does not take affect until January 1, 2023.

SB-230 Law enforcement: use of deadly force: training: policies. Signed by the Governor. Set to take effect January 1, 2021.

AB-846 Public employment: public officers or employees declared by law to be peace officers. Signed by the Governor. Set to take affect January 1, 2021.

AB-1196 Peace officers: use of force. Signed by the Governor. Set to take affect January 1, 2021. 

AB-1185 County board of supervisors: sheriff oversight. (2019-2020) Signed by the Governor. Set to take affect January 1, 2021. 

SB-776 Peace officers: release of records. An act to amend Section 1045 of the Evidence Code. Not yet signed by Governor. Set to take effect July 1, 2021.

California State Capitol Building, Sacramento, CA

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