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2017 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum)
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Regular Sponsors: (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to public safety; and declaring an emergency.
Catchline/Summary: Directs Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to develop method for recording data concerning officer-initiated pedestrian and traffic stops.
Directs Department of Public Safety Standards and Training to develop training and procedures for recording data. Requires law enforcement agencies to begin recording required officer-involved pedestrian and traffic stop data beginning on date based on size of agency. Requires agencies to provide recorded data to commission beginning on date based on size of agency. Requires that data not individually identify law enforcement officers or persons who were subject of traffic stops. Requires Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to review, using statistical analysis, officer-initiated pedestrian and traffic stop data received from law enforcement agencies, and report no later than December 1, 2019, and annually thereafter, to Department of Public Safety Standards and Training, Governor and committees or interim committees of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary. Directs department to review report received from commission. Authorizes department to provide advice and technical assistance to law enforcement agency named in report. Directs department to report assistance to local public safety coordinating council in public meeting. Directs Department of State Police to develop standardized profiling complaint report form. Specifies contents of form and manner in which law enforcement agency submits form to Law Enforcement Contacts Policy and Data Review Committee. Reduces crime classification of unlawful possession of controlled substance in Schedule I. Punishes by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both, except in specified circumstances. Retains current crime classification if possession is of usable quantity and is commercial drug offense, if person has prior felony conviction or two or more prior unlawful possession of controlled substance convictions, or if person possesses certain quantity of controlled substance. Reduces crime classification of unlawful possession of controlled substance in Schedule II. Punishes by maximum of one year's imprisonment, $6,250 fine, or both, except in specified circumstances. Retains current crime classification if possession is of usable quantity and is commercial drug offense, if person has prior felony conviction or two or more prior unlawful possession of controlled substance convictions, or if person possesses certain quantity of controlled substance. Requires county to supervise offenders convicted of certain drug-related misdemeanors. Provides that person convicted of certain drug-related misdemeanors qualifies for earned reduction in term of probation. Provides that justice courts and municipal courts do not have jurisdiction over certain drug-related misdemeanors. Reduces maximum term of imprisonment for Class A misdemeanor crime from one year to 364 days. Reduces maximum period of institutionalization or commitment, from one year to 364 days, for youth offender found to have committed act that, if committed by adult, would constitute Class A misdemeanor. Directs Oregon Criminal Justice Commission to study impact of possession of controlled substance crime classification reduction and report on results of study to committees of Legislative Assembly related to judiciary no later than September 15, 2018. Increases General Fund appropriations to commission and to Department of State Police for purposes of implementing Act. Increases expenditure limitations for Department of State Police and for Department of Public Safety Standards and Training for purposes of implementing Act. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
Chapter Number: Chapter 706
Fiscal Impact: Budget Report Issued
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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