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Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights - Interrogation Right to Counsel - Suspension Period and Appointment

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carter


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary

Synopsis:Repealing a specified provision of law authorizing an interrogation of a law enforcement officer to be suspended for 10 days until the officer can obtain representation; requiring a specified representative for a law enforcement officer to be appointed by a specified entity under specified circumstances; and requiring a representative appointed under the Act to represent the law enforcement officer at all times during the investigation unless the representative is replaced or the officer waives the right to counsel.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Carter, Anderson, Glenn, and B. Robinson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Judiciary   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Attorneys
Collective Bargaining
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc

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October 24, 2017 1:53 P.M.