Bill Status of HB4286 100th General Assembly
Short Description: LAW ENFORCEMENT-EQUIPMENT
Rep. Will Guzzardi
| 4/13/2018||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Law Enforcement Agency Military Equipment Purchase Act. Provides that a law enforcement agency may not receive the following property from a military equipment surplus program operated by the federal government: (1) drones that are armored, weaponized, or both; (2) aircraft that are combat configured or combat coded; (3) grenades or similar explosives and grenade launchers; (4) silencers; or (5) militarized armored vehicles. Provides that if a law enforcement agency purchases property from a military equipment surplus program operated by the federal government, the law enforcement agency may only use State or unit of local government funds for the purchase. Provides that funds obtained from the federal government may not be used to purchase property from a military equipment surplus program. Provides that if a law enforcement agency requests property from a military equipment surplus program, the law enforcement agency shall publish a notice of the request on a publicly accessible website within 14 days after the request. Defines terms. Preempts home rule.