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SB-1298 Terrorist and Criminal Organization Investigation Teams.(2019-2020)

As Amends the Law Today


 Title 15 (commencing with Section 14400) is added to Part 4 of the Penal Code, to read:

TITLE 15. Terrorist and Criminal Organization Investigation Teams

 The Attorney General shall, to the extent the Legislature appropriates funds for this purpose, create Terrorist and Criminal Organization Investigation Teams to be located throughout the state. The teams shall proactively coordinate efforts to thwart terrorism activity and criminal opportunities before they occur. Activity by the Department of Justice shall follow state and federal guidelines, including, but not limited to, Part 23 of Chapter 1 of Title 28 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Before starting work under this section, the department shall ensure that personnel have been provided training on these guidelines, including guidance regarding restrictions, limitations, and standards for targeting individuals, groups, and activities, and for security and retention of data obtained.