HB 2410

House Bill (HB) 2410: municipalities; traffic citation quota; prohibition  

Sponsor: Representative Stevens

Overview: HB 2410 prohibits law enforcement agencies from establishing traffic complaint quotas or basing a peace officer's rank or classification on the number of traffic complaints the peace officer issues.

League Position: OPPOSE - The League opposes the bill as no agency utilizes such a quota.

Summary: HB 2410 prohibits municipalities, police departments, boards of supervisors, sheriffs, and DPS from implementing or establishing a traffic complaint quota for peace officers employed by a police department, sheriff's department or DPS; basing the determination of an officer's rank or classification on the number of traffic complaints the officer issues; or, considering the number of traffic complaints an officer issues as a factor when determining the officer's rank or classification.

Updates

03/30/15: VETOED message

03/23/15: House concurred in Senate amendments and passed on final reading 48-9; ready for governor

03/18/15: passed Senate 29-0; ready for House action on Senate amendments

03/17/15: Senate COW approved with floor amendment

03/04/15: stricken from Senate consent calendar by Smith.

03/04/15: from Senate rules okay. To Senate consent calendar.

02/24/15: The bill passed the Senate Public Safety, Military and Technology Committee by a vote of 6-0. The bill now proceeds to the Rules Committee.