HB0739 (CH0802)

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2017 Regular Session



Public Safety - SWAT Teams - Standards

Sponsored by:

Delegate Moon


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 802

Synopsis:Requiring the Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission to adopt a specified set of standards for the training and deployment of SWAT teams and of law enforcement officers not on a SWAT team who conduct no-knock warrant service in the State; and defining "SWAT team" as an agency-designated unit of law enforcement officers who are selected, trained, and equipped to work as a coordinated team to resolve specified critical incidents that may exceed the capabilities of first responders or investigative units.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Moon, Anderson, Korman, Proctor, Queen, Sanchez, and Sydnor
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0941
Introduced in a prior session as: SB0589 Session: 2016 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Judiciary  View Committee HearingJudicial Proceedings
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Animals -see also- Birds; Dogs
Crime Control and Prevention, Governor's Office of
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Police Training Commission
Search and Seizure
Weapons -see also- Guns
Statutes:Article - Public Safety
(3-201, 3-207)

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November 28, 2017 1:02 P.M.