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George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020 - Biden/Harris

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H.R.7120 - George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Senate - 07/20/2020 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490. (All Actions)

Introduced in House (06/08/2020)
Justice in Policing Act of 2020


This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to enhance transparency and data collection, and to eliminate discriminatory policing practices.

The bill facilitates federal enforcement of constitutional violations (e.g., excessive use of force) by state and local law enforcement. Among other things, it does the following:

  • lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to knowing or reckless—to convict a law enforcement officer for misconduct in a federal prosecution,
  • limits qualified immunity as a defense to liability in a private civil action against a law enforcement officer or state correctional officer, and
  • authorizes the Department of Justice to issue subpoenas in investigations of police departments for a pattern or practice of discrimination.
The bill also creates a national registry—the National Police Misconduct Registry—to compile data on complaints and records of police misconduct.

It establishes a framework to prohibit racial profiling at the federal, state, and local levels.

The bill establishes new requirements for law enforcement officers and agencies, including to report data on use-of-force incidents, to obtain training on implicit bias and racial profiling, and to wear body cameras.
 

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H.R.7120 - George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Senate - 07/20/2020 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490. (All Actions)

Introduced in House (06/08/2020)
Justice in Policing Act of 2020


This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to enhance transparency and data collection, and to eliminate discriminatory policing practices.

The bill facilitates federal enforcement of constitutional violations (e.g., excessive use of force) by state and local law enforcement. Among other things, it does the following:

  • lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to knowing or reckless—to convict a law enforcement officer for misconduct in a federal prosecution,
  • limits qualified immunity as a defense to liability in a private civil action against a law enforcement officer or state correctional officer, and
  • authorizes the Department of Justice to issue subpoenas in investigations of police departments for a pattern or practice of discrimination.
The bill also creates a national registry—the National Police Misconduct Registry—to compile data on complaints and records of police misconduct.

It establishes a framework to prohibit racial profiling at the federal, state, and local levels.

The bill establishes new requirements for law enforcement officers and agencies, including to report data on use-of-force incidents, to obtain training on implicit bias and racial profiling, and to wear body cameras.
I just don't think police misconduct or racism, in general, is an issue we need to be prioritizing right now. Term limits are the most important thing.
 

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April 20: Chauvin found guilty on all 3 counts
After three weeks of testimony, Chauvin is found guilty on all three counts in Floyd's death. His sentencing hearing will be in eight weeks. The maximum sentence for second-degree murder is 40 years in prison, but Minnesota sentencing guidelines suggest he could get up to 15 years.

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris addressed the verdict, with both calling for Congress to pass the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

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Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin
is led away in handcuffs after a jury found him...

 
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H.R.7120 - George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Senate - 07/20/2020 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490. (All Actions)

Introduced in House (06/08/2020)
Justice in Policing Act of 2020


This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to enhance transparency and data collection, and to eliminate discriminatory policing practices.

The bill facilitates federal enforcement of constitutional violations (e.g., excessive use of force) by state and local law enforcement. Among other things, it does the following:

  • lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to knowing or reckless—to convict a law enforcement officer for misconduct in a federal prosecution,
  • limits qualified immunity as a defense to liability in a private civil action against a law enforcement officer or state correctional officer, and
  • authorizes the Department of Justice to issue subpoenas in investigations of police departments for a pattern or practice of discrimination.
The bill also creates a national registry—the National Police Misconduct Registry—to compile data on complaints and records of police misconduct.

It establishes a framework to prohibit racial profiling at the federal, state, and local levels.

The bill establishes new requirements for law enforcement officers and agencies, including to report data on use-of-force incidents, to obtain training on implicit bias and racial profiling, and to wear body cameras.
Since this is from the previous Congress, the bill is no longer active. Has there been a similar one introduced this session? If so, you should probably post that one instead.
 

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H.R.7120 - George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Senate - 07/20/2020 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490. (All Actions)

Introduced in House (06/08/2020)
Justice in Policing Act of 2020


This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to enhance transparency and data collection, and to eliminate discriminatory policing practices.

The bill facilitates federal enforcement of constitutional violations (e.g., excessive use of force) by state and local law enforcement. Among other things, it does the following:

  • lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to knowing or reckless—to convict a law enforcement officer for misconduct in a federal prosecution,
  • limits qualified immunity as a defense to liability in a private civil action against a law enforcement officer or state correctional officer, and
  • authorizes the Department of Justice to issue subpoenas in investigations of police departments for a pattern or practice of discrimination.
The bill also creates a national registry—the National Police Misconduct Registry—to compile data on complaints and records of police misconduct.

It establishes a framework to prohibit racial profiling at the federal, state, and local levels.

The bill establishes new requirements for law enforcement officers and agencies, including to report data on use-of-force incidents, to obtain training on implicit bias and racial profiling, and to wear body cameras.

NO THANKS.

I'm against any law that further handcuffs our great Police Officers and gives more leeway to the dangerous criminals that they have to deal with every day.

Not supportive of it. Qualified Immunity exists for very good reasons and must continue to exist.

I have a feeling if a lot of the Cop Haters had their way and further hamstring the Police so criminals can run even wilder over everyone, there will come a time in the not so distant future when everyone will be wishing they hadn't done that.
Once the entire nation coast to coast looks like Downtown Detroit. Man...wont that be nice? :rolleyes:

The Misconduct Registry, body cams, and stuff like that are fine by me.

Remember folks: the Police are STILL the good guys, no matter what your shrieking 24/7/365 Hysterical Media Stream is pumping out all day every day. They are deliberately misleading you to not "report" the news, but they create the news now. Just like Mike Brown. Dont be a fool, dont be conned into that. Its all a lie.👍
And, FFS, do NOT name the law after some low life career violent criminal that attacked innocent people in their homes. Sheeeezusss F Christ -smh-
 

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Qualified Immunity exists for very good reasons and must continue to exist.
The evolution of qualified immunity began in 1871 when Congress adopted

42 U.S.C. § 1983,

which makes government employees and officials personally liable for money damages if they violate a person’s federal constitutional rights.

State and local police officers may be sued under § 1983.

Until the 1960s, few § 1983 lawsuits were successfully brought.

In 1967, the Supreme Court recognized qualified immunity as a defense to § 1983 claims.

In 1982, the Supreme Court adopted the current test for the doctrine.

Qualified immunity is generally available if the law a government official violated isn’t “clearly established.”

 

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H.R.7120 - George Floyd Justice in Policing Act of 2020

Senate - 07/20/2020 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 490. (All Actions)

Introduced in House (06/08/2020)
Justice in Policing Act of 2020


This bill addresses a wide range of policies and issues regarding policing practices and law enforcement accountability. It includes measures to increase accountability for law enforcement misconduct, to enhance transparency and data collection, and to eliminate discriminatory policing practices.

The bill facilitates federal enforcement of constitutional violations (e.g., excessive use of force) by state and local law enforcement. Among other things, it does the following:

  • lowers the criminal intent standard—from willful to knowing or reckless—to convict a law enforcement officer for misconduct in a federal prosecution,
  • limits qualified immunity as a defense to liability in a private civil action against a law enforcement officer or state correctional officer, and
  • authorizes the Department of Justice to issue subpoenas in investigations of police departments for a pattern or practice of discrimination.
The bill also creates a national registry—the National Police Misconduct Registry—to compile data on complaints and records of police misconduct.

It establishes a framework to prohibit racial profiling at the federal, state, and local levels.

The bill establishes new requirements for law enforcement officers and agencies, including to report data on use-of-force incidents, to obtain training on implicit bias and racial profiling, and to wear body cameras.

Yup. more anti police propaganda.

It's a wonder that ANYONE wants to be a cop anymore.

Irrational leftist racists venting their irrational anger in irrational rants against polite and respectful officers doing their job.

 

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Yup. more anti police propaganda.
It's a wonder that ANYONE wants to be a cop anymore.
Irrational leftist racists venting their irrational anger in irrational rants against polite and respectful officers doing their job.
Code, is this a joke???
White woman (Karen) abusing Mexican Man Cop...

What's your point,,, He did not KILL her.. Get Real
-Peace
 

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I just don't think police misconduct or racism, in general, is an issue we need to be prioritizing right now. Term limits are the most important thing.
Good point!

We can only do a single thing at a time.

We must drop all other things until we get term limits settled.
 

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Good point!

We can only do a single thing at a time.

We must drop all other things until we get term limits settled.
That's how public opinion and the resulting political pressure works, yeah. Drop all this blm bullshit untill we get term limits settled. Then we need to address the South China Sea conflict were getting drawen into.

So a cop accidentally killed some drug addict, who the hell cares that drug addict had no value anyway with 3x the lethal dose of fentynol (so) in his body.
 

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Then all police should be considered federal police officers and local and state law enforcement agencies should be shut down. No doubt the Democratic Party furiously wants to eliminate state and local government entirely.

I'd like to see a state pass criminal laws to police federal officials, stating any federal employee who violates a citizen's rights "recklessly" committed a state federal felony if a citizen of that state or if it happened within the state - and a criminal offense to not enforce a federal law within the state - such as immigration laws as a denial of a citizen's right to equal protection under the law.
 

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Why is George Floyd's name on that bill?
It's not like he was some law abiding citizen who just happened to be killed by a cop.
 

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Why is George Floyd's name on that bill?
It's not like he was some law abiding citizen who just happened to be killed by a cop.
I think it was a smart move, because it is gonna piss off a certain segment of the American population ROYALLY!

:ROFLMAO:
 

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That's how public opinion and the resulting political pressure works, yeah.
Drop all this blm bullshit untill we get term limits settled.
Then we need to address the South China Sea conflict were getting drawen into.

So a cop accidentally killed some drug addict,
who the hell cares that drug addict had no value anyway
with 3x the lethal dose of fentynol (so) in his body.
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Police Killed 181 Black Americans After George Floyd​


Or, that was the count as of April 20, 2021.

181 Black people have been killed by police since George Floyd's death

Black people accounted for 18.7 percent of police killings since May 25, 2020.
www.newsweek.com

*Snip*

Of the 966 police killings reported since May 25, 2020, the database shows that Black people account for 18.7 percent, despite making up 13 percent of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau.

*Snip*
 

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I just don't think police misconduct or racism, in general, is an issue we need to be prioritizing right now. Term limits are the most important thing.
Translation: "I totally support police brutality and misconduct against Black Americans who did nothing worse than use a fake $20 bill." Got it.
 

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George Floyd would still be alive today if he wasn't a scumbag dope head criminal out inviting attention by law enforcment.

Maybe Harris/Biden should push for a law against scumbag dope head criminals?
 

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Police Killed 181 Black Americans After George Floyd​


Or, that was the count as of April 20, 2021.

181 Black people have been killed by police since George Floyd's death

Black people accounted for 18.7 percent of police killings since May 25, 2020.
www.newsweek.com

*Snip*

Of the 966 police killings reported since May 25, 2020, the database shows that Black people account for 18.7 percent, despite making up 13 percent of the U.S. population, according to the Census Bureau.

*Snip*
what is the percentage of cop killers?
 
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