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2015 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Frederick, Huffman, Williamson, Senator Burdick
Regular Sponsors: Representative Barker, Doherty, Gallegos, Gorsek, Greenlick, Heard, Keny-Guyer, Kotek, Lininger, Lively, McLain, Nosse, Parrish, Piluso, Reardon, Smith Warner, Vega Pederson, Senator Boquist, Devlin, Prozanski, Roblan (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to video cameras worn upon police officer's person; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Requires law enforcement agency to establish policies and procedures for use and retention of recordings from cameras worn upon police officer's person to record officer's interactions with members of public.
Specifies content of policies and procedures. Authorizes admission of evidence created in violation of prohibition on obtaining contents of communication if evidence created by camera worn upon police officer's person in certain circumstances. Provides that defendant's receipt of video evidence from camera worn upon police officer's person constitutes good cause for requesting extension of 60-day time period within which trial must occur. Provides exemption from required disclosure under public records law of recordings made of law enforcement officer's interactions with public unless public interest requires disclosure. Requires that images of faces in disclosed recording be rendered unidentifiable. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 550
Fiscal Impact: Fiscal Impact Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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