Senate Bill 247

Actions | Amendments
Last Action 03/11/21: recommitted to Judiciary (S)
Title AN ACT relating to oversight of the police for a consolidated local government and declaring an emergency.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statements Local Mandate
Additional Fiscal Impact Statements Exist
Bill Request Number 182
Sponsors M. McGarvey, G. Neal, D. Yates
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 67C permitting a consolidated local government to establish a citizen review board independent of the police department, and an investigatory office led by an appointee of the mayor for review of police department policies, procedures, and operations; require an ordinance that establishes governmental bodies to include powers, duties, internal protocols, reporting requirements, and such bodies' authority to adopt bylaws, policies, and procedures; provide investigatory office leader the power to administer oaths and request subpoenas issued by the Circuit Court to compel testimony or production of documents with enforcement by petition to Circuit Court; subject board and investigatory office review or discussion of potential or ongoing investigations in closed session subject to KRS 61.815(1), make confidential and privileged information and records, proceedings, opinions, and deliberations, provided to or generated by board or investigatory office with open record requests to be made to appropriate agency, as opposed to the bodies and certain exemption from open records requirements; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, Circuit - Citizen oversight board and investigation, review of police and subpoena power
Effective Dates, Emergency - Citizen oversight and investigating office, consolidated local government police review
Local Government - Citizen oversight board and investigatory office, consolidated local government police review
Police, City and County - Citizen oversight board and investigatory office, consolidated local government police review
Consolidated Local Governments - Citizen oversight board and investigation, review of police policies, procedures and operations
Cities, First Class - Citizen oversight board and investigatory office, consolidated local government police review
Counties - Citizen oversight board and investigatory office, consolidated local government police review
Boards and Commissions - Citizen oversight board and investigatory office, consolidated local government police review
Local Mandate - Citizen oversight board and investigation, review of police and subpoena power
Jump to Proposed Amendments Senate Committee Substitute 1 with Fiscal Impact Statements
Senate Floor Amendment 1
Senate Floor Amendment 2
Senate Floor Amendment 3

Actions

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02/11/21
  • introduced in Senate
  • to Committee on Committees (S)
02/22/21
  • to Judiciary (S)
02/24/21
  • floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
02/26/21
  • taken from Judiciary (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Judiciary (S)
03/01/21
  • reported favorably, 2nd reading, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1)
03/02/21
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 3, 2021
  • floor amendment (3) filed to Committee Substitute
03/03/21
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/04/21
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/05/21
  • passed over and retained in the Orders of the Day
03/11/21
  • recommitted to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment Senate Committee Substitute 1
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate to Senate Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; and clarify that existing statutory and constitutional protections apply.
Index Headings Civil Procedure - Citizen review board, protections in
Collective Bargaining - Citizen review board, protections in
Local Mandate - Citizen review board, protections in

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Create a new section of KRS Section 67A to extend the requirements and authorities relative to citizen review boards and inspectors general to urban-county governments as set out in Section 1 of the Act for consolidated local governments; EMERGENCY.
Index Headings Local Government - Citizen oversight and investigating office, urban-county local government police review
Police, City and County - Citizen oversight and investigating office, urban-county local government police review
Cities, First Class - Citizen oversight and investigating office, urban-county local government police review
Counties - Citizen oversight and investigating office, urban-county local government police review
Counties, Urban - Citizen oversight and investigating office, urban-county local government police review
Boards and Commissions - Citizen oversight and investigating office, urban-county local government police review
Effective Dates, Emergency - Citizen oversight and investigating office, urban-county local government police review
Courts, Circuit - Citizen oversight board and investigation, review of police and subpoena power

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 2
Sponsor R. Thomas
Summary Make title amendment.
Index Headings Title Amendments - SB 247

Amendment Senate Floor Amendment 3
Sponsor P. Wheeler
Summary Clarify that protections of KRS 67C.326 apply to officers employed by consolidated local goverments.
Index Headings Civil Procedure - Peace officers, protections for
Peace Officers and Law Enforcement - Peace officers, protections for

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