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2017 Senate Bill 223: Create process for disclosing police firing to other agencies

Public Act 128 of 2017

Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on March 9, 2017
To establish a process and liability exemption for a police agency disclosing information to another agency about a formerly-employed officer who may have been fired. The process includes letting a separating officer review the record and make his written explanation a permanent part of it. Applicants for a police job would have to give the prospective employer a waiver allowing it to get the records explaining the separation, and the former employer would be immune from liability for revealing this.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 9, 2017
Reported in the Senate on March 16, 2017
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on March 23, 2017
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on March 23, 2017
Reported in the House on June 7, 2017
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on October 19, 2017

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