Senate Bill 52 will hold peace officers accountable for sexually assaulting a person in custody or under arrest.

Law enforcement officers should always be held accountable for their actions, and this is a step in the right direction to holding law enforcement accountable more broadly. 

Bill Movement:

  • Introduced: 1/5/21
  • Passed Senate Committee: 2/4/21
  • Passed Senate: 2/22/21 (Vote: 35-0)
  • Accepted by House: 2/23/21
  • Passed House Committee: 3/3/21
  • Passed House: 3/12/21 (Vote: 93-1)
  • Delivered to Governor: 3/15/21
  • Signed into law by Governor: 3/25/21

Sponsors

D. Harper Angel, W. Westerfield, M. McGarvey, D. Yates

Status

Active

Session

2021 General Assembly

Bill number

Position

Support