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Racial Profiling Prohibition

Concerning updates to the statutory prohibition on profiling by peace officers.
2016 Regular Session
Crimes, Corrections, & Enforcement
State Government
Bill Summary

Under current law, there is a prohibition against profiling by a peace officer. The act adds to the prohibition by updating the profiling definition to include profiling based on national origin, language, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and disability.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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