Bill Status of HB5630 101st General Assembly
Short Description: PEACE OFFICER MISCONDUCT
Rep. Anne Stava-Murray
| 1/13/2021||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 2012. Creates the offense of peace officer misconduct. Provides that a peace officer commits the offense when he or she intentionally: (1) retaliates against a person solely because the person makes a disrespectful statement about the peace officer, law enforcement, or other public officers; or (2) harasses a person solely because of the person's actual or perceived age, gender, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, skin color, religion, mental health, or any other medical conditions, country of origin, or immigration status. Establishes penalties. Defines "harass" and "retaliate". Effective immediately.