HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

950

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

RELATING TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS SAFETY ACT.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Chapter 28, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by adding to part I a new section to be appropriately designated and to read as follows:

"28- Issuance of credentials pursuant to the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act, as amended. The attorney general may issue credentials to qualified law enforcement officers, pursuant to the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act of 2004 (Public Law 108-277), codified at 18 U.S.C. section 926C, as amended. The attorney general may adopt, amend, and repeal rules, without regard to the requirements of chapter 91, for the issuance of the credentials."

SECTION 2. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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BY REQUEST


 


 

Report Title:

The Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act

 

Description:

Establishes in the Department of the Attorney General a program responsible for issuing credentials to qualified law enforcement officers pursuant to the federal Law Enforcement Officers Safety Act, as amended.

 

 

 

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