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2021 SESSION BILLS: Hb 2931/2932

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HOUSE BILL 2931:

Mandatory Medical Exams

Background: HB 2931 requires an officer to ensure that anyone they arrest receives a medical examination, even if they refuse medical attention.  This may violate arrestees' civil rights and places officers in a legally questionable position.  If HB 2932 passes as well, an officer that compels the examination may appear by name on a "use of force" database.  ORCOPS recommends a NO vote.

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HOUSE BILL 2932:

"Use of Force" Database

Background: HB 2932 establishes a database of all "use of force" incidents or threats of force (undefined), publicly searchable by officer.  This would include numerous scenarios where an officer is acting within policy as well as threats or implications of force that are part of a de-escalation strategy.  ORCOPS recommends a NO vote.

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SUBMIT FEEDBACK NOW!

Fill out the form below to weigh in to the Judiciary Committee opposing HB 2931 and HB 2932!  Keep in mind that whatever you send may become a public record.  You do not have to use your full name.  If you would like a response from your officials, an accurate e-mail address is necessary.

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Don't worry if you're not an expert on details...  neither are many of the Legislators!  They hear from experts all day long, but your voice means much more as a constituent.

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