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2021 House Bill 1092: Concerning law enforcement data collection
Introduced by Rep. John Lovick (Mill Creek) (D) on January 11, 2021
Referred to the House Public Safety Committee on January 11, 2021
Substitute offered in the House on January 19, 2021
Requires the Washington State University (WSU) to establish a program to collect, report, and publish information on law enforcement's use of force and other interactions with and incidents involving the public.
Referred to the House Appropriations Committee on January 21, 2021
Substitute offered in the House on February 4, 2021
Removes the deadlines and procedures provided in the underlying bill, and instead requires the WSU to submit a policy for approval to the AGO by November 1, 2021, and requires the policy to contain certain elements, including: defining the data to be collected; establishing procedures and deadlines for law enforcement agencies to collect and report the data; establishing procedures for the public to report data to the WSU directly; establishing reporting, analyzing, and publishing practices and procedures for the WSU; and establishing a plan for phased implementation, if necessary.