Today's Law As Amended

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AB-1298 Public safety officers: procedural rights.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 3303.5 is added to the Government Code, to read:

3303.5.
 (a) When any public safety officer is under investigation and subjected to interrogation by his or her commanding officer, or any other member of the employing public safety department, on the allegation of making a false statement, an administrative finding of a false statement by that public safety officer shall require proof based on clear and convincing evidence.
(b) This section shall apply only to allegations of false statements and shall not apply to or affect any other allegation or charge against the public safety officer.
SEC. 2.
 If the Commission on State Mandates determines that this act contains costs mandated by the state, reimbursement to local agencies and school districts for those costs shall be made pursuant to Part 7 (commencing with Section 17500) of Division 4 of Title 2 of the Government Code.