Mississippi Legislature
2004 Regular Session

Senate Bill 2475

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Background

Title

Description: Law enforcement officers; provide minimum due process rights for municipality.

Bill Text: [Introduced] [Passed Senate]

History of Actions:

1 02/06 (S) Referred To Municipalities;Judiciary, Division B
2 03/02 (S) DR - TSDP: MU To JB
3 03/09 (S) Title Suff Do Pass
4 03/17 (S) Amended
5 03/17 (S) Passed As Amended
6 03/19 (S) Transmitted To House
7 03/22 (H) Referred To Municipalities
8 04/06 (H) Died In Committee

Amendments:

Adopted [S] Amendment No 1

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2004
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

Senate Committees:

House Committee:

Principal Author: Tollison

Additional Author: Doxey

Title: AN ACT TO REQUIRE MUNICIPALITIES TO PROVIDE A PRE-DISCIPLINARY HEARING PRIOR TO THE SUSPENSION OR TERMINATION OF ANY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER; ESTABLISH A MINIMUM LEVEL OF WRITTEN DUE PROCESS PROCEDURES; TO SPECIFY WHAT NOTICE SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE OFFICER; TO PROVIDE THAT THE OFFICER MAY ATTEND THE HEARING, MAY BE REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL, MAY PRESENT EVIDENCE ON HIS OWN BEHALF, QUESTION WITNESSES AGAINST HIM, AND MAY REQUEST THAT THE EVIDENTIARY PHASE OF THE HEARING BE HELD IN EXECUTIVE SESSION; TO PROVIDE THAT FINAL ADJUDICATION SHALL BE HELD IN OPEN MEETING; TO PROVIDE THAT A MUNICIPALITY MAY ENACT PROCEDURES THAT PROVIDE GREATER PROTECTIONS TO LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS THAN THE MINIMUM REQUIRED BY THE ACT; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 04/06/04 at 18:02.

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