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Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission - Police Officer Certification - Eligibility (Freedom to Serve Act)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sanchez


In the Senate - First Reading Judicial Proceedings

Synopsis:Altering the eligibility requirements for an individual to be certified by the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission as a police officer to require an individual to be either a United States citizen or a permanent legal resident of the United States who is an honorably discharged veteran of the United States armed forces and who pledges to apply for or obtain United States citizenship within 6 years of the employment start date with the law enforcement agency.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Sanchez, Pena-Melnyk, Angel, D. Barnes, Brooks, Cullison, Fennell, Frick, Gutierrez, Hettleman, Hill, Knotts, Korman, Lam, R. Lewis, Lierman, Lisanti, McIntosh, A. Miller, Moon, Morales, Mosby, Queen, Rosenberg, Stein, Sydnor, Tarlau, Valderrama, A. Washington, Wilson, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0344
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Immigrants and Citizenship -see also- Residency
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Police Training Commission
Residency -see also- Immigrants and Citizenship
Statutes:Article - Public Safety

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March 26, 2018 3:24 P.M.