as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 04/27/2021 01:36pm
A bill for an act
relating to public safety; repealing restrictions placed on the authority of law
enforcement civilian review boards to discipline peace officers; repealing Minnesota
Statutes 2020, section 626.89, subdivision 17.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
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Repealed Minnesota Statutes: 21-02164
A civilian review board, commission, or other oversight body shall not have the authority to make a finding of fact or determination regarding a complaint against an officer or impose discipline on an officer. A civilian review board, commission, or other oversight body may make a recommendation regarding the merits of a complaint, however, the recommendation shall be advisory only and shall not be binding on nor limit the authority of the chief law enforcement officer of any unit of government.