View Amendment Current Amendment: JUD0173.003.docx to Bill 173     The COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY proposed the following amendment (JUD0173.003):

    Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking all after the enacting words and inserting therein the following:
    /         SECTION     1.     Chapter 23, Title 23 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
    "Section 23-23-55.     A law enforcement officer who is Class 1-LE, Class 2-LCO, or Class 3-SLE certified in this State is required to complete Continuing Law Enforcement Education Credits (CLEEC) in mental health or addictive disorders over a three-year recertification period. The number of required annual CLEEC hours in mental health or addictive disorders shall be determined by the council, but must be included in the forty CLEEC hours required over the three-year recertification period. The training must be provided or approved by the academy and must include, but is not limited to, the following curriculum: crime scene response, crisis situation response in which an individual is experiencing a mental health or addictive disorder crisis, Fourth Amendment issues, incident report writing, determination of primary aggressors, dual arrests, victim and offender dynamics, victims' resources, victims' rights issues, interviewing techniques, mental health courts and mental health court programs, offender treatment programs, and recognition of special needs populations."

SECTION     2.     This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.