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AB-3202 Peace officers: leave of absence.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 04/29/2020 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Assembly  May 04, 2020

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 3202


Introduced by Assembly Member McCarty

February 21, 2020


An act to amend Section 1797.100 of the Health and Safety Code, relating to public health. add Section 13508.5 to the Penal Code, relating to peace officers.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 3202, as amended, McCarty. Emergency medical services. Peace officers: leave of absence.
Existing law establishes the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training in the Department of Justice and requires the commission to establish minimum standards regarding the recruitment of peace officers. Existing law requires the commission to develop guidelines and implement courses of instruction regarding racial profiling, domestic violence, hate crimes, vehicle pursuits, and human trafficking, among others.
This bill would require the commission to create a workgroup consisting of appropriate stakeholders to study the appropriate leave of absence policies for a peace officer after a traumatic event has occurred in the course of the peace officer’s duties.

Existing law, the Emergency Medical Services System and the Prehospital Emergency Medical Care Personnel Act, establishes the Emergency Medical Services Authority, and requires the authority to, among other things, develop planning and implementation guidelines for emergency medical services systems that address specified components, including manpower, training, and transportation.

This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to the provision establishing the authority.

Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NOYES   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 13508.5 is added to the Penal Code, to read:

13508.5.
 The commission shall create a workgroup consisting of appropriate stakeholders to study the appropriate leave of absence policies for a peace officer after a traumatic event has occurred in the course of the peace officer’s duties.

SECTION 1.Section 1797.100 of the Health and Safety Code is amended to read:
1797.100.

There is in state government, in the California Health and Human Services Agency, the Emergency Medical Services Authority.