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HB 0838 - Peace Officer and First Responder Bill of Rights
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Tracking Level: Neutral
Sponsor: Bill Hitchens (R)
Last Action: 1/1/2021 - Effective Date
House Committee: Public Safety and Homeland Security
Senate Committee: Public Safety
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Staff Analysis of the Legislation

This legislation changes the name of the Office of Public Safety Officer Support to the Office of Public Safety Support to allow access for all responders for services.  This bill also sets for civil penalties for those who harass, intimidate or terrorize another person because of that person's employment as a first responder, give law enforcement officers the right to bring a civil action in situations where bias is involved.

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