Bill Text For HB1026 - Senate Floor Version

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  |BILL NO. 1026                        By: Worthen of the House          |
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  |                                         Montgomery of the Senate      |
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 8|       An Act relating to Council on Law Enforcement                   |
  |       Education and Training; amending Section 1, Chapter             |
 9|       168, O.S.L. 2018 (70 O.S. Supp. 2020, Section                   |
  |       3311.16), which relates to authority of CLEET to                |
10|       conduct training; allowing CLEET to establish and               |
  |       certify certain programs at technology center                   |
11|       schools; updating language and internal citations;              |
  |       and providing an effective date.                                |
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14|BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:                  |
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15|    SECTION 1.     AMENDATORY     Section 1, Chapter 168, O.S.L.       |
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16|2018 (70 O.S. Supp. 2020, Section 3311.16), is amended to read as      |
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17|follows:                                                               |
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18|    Section 3311.16.  A.  1.  The Council on Law Enforcement           |
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19|Education and Training (CLEET) is authorized to conduct full-time      |
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20|Basic Peace Officer Certification Academies and other law              |
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21|enforcement related training for individuals not commissioned or       |
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22|appointed by a law enforcement agency under rules established by the   |
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 1|    2.  CLEET may establish and certify additional law enforcement     |
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 2|and criminal justice programs at state-supported technology center     |
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 3|schools in this state operating under the State Board of Career and    |
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 4|Technology Education for teaching students between sixteen (16) and    |
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 5|nineteen (19) years of age.  The tuition or fees for law enforcement   |
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 6|and criminal justice-related programs shall be similar in cost as      |
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 7|other vocational and technical education courses and subjects          |
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 8|offered at technology center schools and shall be determined by the    |
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 9|State Board of Career and Technology Education.                        |
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10|    B.  The tuition and/or or fees for attending the Basic Peace       |
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11|Officer Certification Academies and/or or other law enforcement        |
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12|related training will be at a rate established by CLEET and approved   |
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13|by the Council.  Tuition and/or or fees charged under this section     |
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14|will shall be deposited in the Peace Officer Revolving Fund            |
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15|established in Section 3311.7 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statues      |
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16|this title.                                                            |
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17|    C.  Individuals not commissioned or appointed by a law             |
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18|enforcement agency who are trained in the Basic Peace Officer          |
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19|Certification Academies will shall be required to meet minimum         |
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20|requirements established for peace officers as set forth in Section    |
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21|3311 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes this title.  Any fees        |
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22|relating to meeting these requirements shall be the responsibility     |
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23|of the individual.  Individuals applying for the Academies will        |
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 1|shall be required to submit a fingerprint check to CLEET prior to      |
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 2|acceptance.                                                            |
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 3|    D.  The Council is authorized to promulgate emergency rules to     |
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 4|effectuate the provisions of this subsection section.                  |
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 5|    E.  Upon successful completion of the Basic Peace Officer          |
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 6|Certification Academy, the individual's CLEET certification will of    |
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 7|the individual shall become effective upon employment by an Oklahoma   |
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 8|law enforcement agency.  Employment and certification must be          |
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 9|obtained within two (2) years of completion of the Basic Peace         |
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10|Officer Certification Academy.                                         |
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11|    SECTION 2.  This act shall become effective November 1, 2021.      |
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12|COMMITTEE REPORT BY: COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC SAFETY                        |
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