Bill Text For HB2292 - Enrolled

ENROLLED HOUSE

BILL NO. 2292                        By: Wright of the House

 

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                                         Jech of the Senate

 

 

 

 

 

 

An Act relating to law enforcement; amending Section 1, Chapter 254, O.S.L. 2018 (70 O.S. Supp. 2018, Section 3311.17), which relates to course of study for law enforcement; allowing certain individuals to attend courses and training at technology center schools and higher education institutions; and providing an effective date.

 

 

 

 

SUBJECT:  Course of study and training for law enforcement

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF OKLAHOMA:

 

SECTION 1.     AMENDATORY     Section 1, Chapter 254, O.S.L. 2018 (70 O.S. Supp. 2018, Section 3311.17), is amended to read as follows:

 

Section 3311.17  A.  Any state-supported technology center school in the State of Oklahoma operating under the State Board of Career and Technology Education or any higher education institution in this state shall be authorized to, upon application and approval of the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET), offer courses of study for law enforcement certification, basic peace officer certification academies and other law-enforcement-related training for.  Commissioned and noncommissioned individuals who are neither commissioned nor and those individuals appointed or not appointed by a law enforcement agency may attend the courses or training offered by the technology center school or higher education institution.  CLEET shall vote to approve or deny an application to offer courses or training offered pursuant to this section.  Notice of denial of application shall include a clear and concise statement for which the denial is based.  CLEET may authorize up to two new entities each year to offer courses or training.  Courses and training offered by authorized entities shall consist of actual classroom training at each entity location.  All non-classroom training shall be provided at the CLEET training facility, unless approved otherwise by CLEET.

 

B.  Any courses or training offered pursuant to this section shall meet minimum standards established for peace officers as set forth in Section 3311 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes and meet all applicable eligibility requirements for students to receive benefits pursuant to any of the federal G.I. bills.  All participants in any courses or training offered pursuant to this section shall be required to submit all background investigation requirements as set forth in Section 3311 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

 

C.  Any state-supported technology center school in the State of Oklahoma operating under the State Board of Career and Technology Education or any higher education institution in this state shall be authorized to set and administer their own rates for tuition and fees for courses or training offered pursuant to this section.

 

D.  Notwithstanding any other provision of law, any materials and records provided by CLEET to any institution of higher education or state-supported technology center school conducting a basic law enforcement training shall remain the property of CLEET and retain confidential status and shall not be released except under the conditions contained in Section 24A.8 of Title 51 of the Oklahoma Statutes.  In addition, any materials and records provided by any institution of higher education or state-supported technology center school conducting basic law enforcement training to CLEET shall be subject to these same limitations on release.  Such materials and records include, but are not limited to, all records maintained pursuant to Section 3311 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes this title and records relating to any employed or certified full-time officer, reserve officer, retired officer or other person; teacher lesson plans, tests and other teaching materials; and personal communications concerning individual students except under the circumstances set forth in Section 24A.8 of Title 51 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

 

SECTION 2.  This act shall become effective November 1, 2019.

 

Passed the House of Representatives the 20th day of February, 2019.

 

 

 

                             

                                     Presiding Officer of the House

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Passed the Senate the 28th day of March, 2019.

 

 

 

                              

                                    Presiding Officer of the Senate

 

OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR

Received by the Office of the Governor this ____________________ day of ___________________, 20_______, at _______ o'clock _______ M.

By: _________________________________

Approved by the Governor of the State of Oklahoma this _________ day of ___________________, 20_______, at _______ o'clock _______ M.

 

 

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                                   Governor of the State of Oklahoma

 

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF STATE

Received by the Office of the Secretary of State this __________ day of ___________________, 20_______, at _______ o'clock _______ M.

By: _________________________________

 

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