Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Law enforcement matters. Creates a $5 law enforcement body camera fee. Requires that the law enforcement body camera fee must be collected in any action involving the violation of an infraction or an ordinance. Requires the clerk of a circuit court to distribute the law enforcement body camera fees to the county auditor or controller. Requires the county auditor or controller to deposit money generated by the law enforcement body camera fee into a law enforcement body camera fund in certain instances. Creates a law enforcement body camera fund. Creates a $3 law enforcement training fund fee. Requires that the Law enforcement matters. Creates a $5 law enforcement body camera fee. Requires that the law enforcement body camera fee must be collected in any action involving the violation of an infraction or an ordinance. Requires the clerk of a circuit court to distribute the law enforcement body camera fees to the county auditor or controller. Requires the county auditor or controller to deposit money generated by the law enforcement body camera fee into a law enforcement body camera fund in certain instances. Creates a law enforcement body camera fund. Creates a $3 law enforcement training fund fee. Requires that the law enforcement training fund fee must be collected in any action involving the commission of a traffic infraction. Requires the clerk of a circuit court to distribute the law enforcement training fund fee to the auditor of state. Requires the auditor of state to deposit money generated by the law enforcement training fund fee into the law enforcement training fund. Creates the law enforcement training fund. Adds reserve: (1) county; (2) city; (3) town; and (4) conservation; officers to the statutory definition of "law enforcement officer". Adds reserve sheriffs to the statutory definition of "law enforcement officer". Permits the state to seek a sentencing enhancement against a person who commits a crime against an individual with the intent to harm or intimidate the individual due to the individual's employment as a law enforcement officer. Specifies that the sentencing enhancement is: (1) for a felony, the lesser of the advisory sentence or 10 years; and (2) for a misdemeanor, not more than one-half of the maximum sentence for the misdemeanor. Creates a municipal law enforcement body camera fund for units that equip their law enforcement officers with body cameras. Specifies how money in a law enforcement body camera fund may be spent. Creates a law enforcement training fund. ... View more