Senate Bill 148
151st General Assembly (Present)
Out of Committee 6/17/21
Legislation has been voted out of Committee; now placed on the Ready List
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 29 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE DIVISION OF CIVIL RIGHTS AND PUBLIC TRUST.
This Act expands the Division of Civil Rights and Public Trust’s responsibility to review deadly use of force incidents by law enforcement by adding review of cases involving serious physical injury. It also requires that if the Division issues a public report on the use of force, the report must include the race of the law enforcement officer who used force, the race of the individual on whom force was used, and whether race was a relevant or motivating factor.
Takes effect upon being signed into law