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SB 0149 - Mandatory Training for Local Law Enforcement Officers Serving as School Resource Officers and Prohibition of Tobacco or Tobacco Products in Local Jails
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Emanuel Jones (D)
Last Action: 7/1/2017 - Effective Date
Senate Committee: Education and Youth
House Committee: Public Safety and Homeland Security
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation mandates special training for local law enforcement officers that are assigned duty as school resource officers for five consecutive days.  The P.O.S.T. approved course must be completed within six months of appointment as a school resource officer.  Language was added to the bill to prohibit the use or possession of tobacco or tobacco products at any correctional facility.  Criminal penalities are outlined for those who violate the law.

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