Employment-Related, Public Safety Bills at A Glance: Limits On Public Employee Immunity

CATEGORY: Law Enforcement Briefing Room
CLIENT TYPE: Public Safety
DATE: Aug 07, 2020

SB 731   (Bradford D)   Eliminates most public employee immunity for violation of Tom Bane Civil Rights Act.

The bill would, with a specified exception, eliminate immunity provisions for public employees involved in a violation of the Tom Bane Civil Rights Act.  The bill would also authorize specified persons to bring an action for the death of a person caused by a violation of the act.  (See also SB 731 provisions on peace officer qualifications below.)