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TO CREATE THE "STUDY COMMITTEE ON RACIAL PROFILING" TO REVIEW LAW ENFORCEMENT POLICIES, PRACTICES, AND PROCEDURES REGARDING RACIAL PROFILING AND MAKE A REPORT OF RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY REGARDING PROPOSED CHANGES TO THE LAWS REGARDING SUCH POLICIES, PRACTICES, AND PROCEDURES.
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the members of the General Assembly, by this resolution, create the "Study Committee on Racial Profiling" to review State and local law enforcement policies, practices, and procedures regarding racial profiling, and to make recommendations to the General Assembly regarding proposed changes to the laws regarding such policies, practices, and procedures. The study committee shall review information, including, but not limited to, statistics and other information available from law enforcement agencies regarding the law enforcement agencies' interaction with minorities and minority communities.
The study committee must be composed of three members of the Senate, appointed by the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman, and three members of the House of Representatives, appointed by the House Judiciary Committee Chairman. Vacancies in the study committee's membership must be filled for the remainder of the unexpired term in the manner of original appointment.
The Chairmen of the Senate and House Judiciary Committees shall provide appropriate staffing for the study committee.
Be it further resolved that the study committee shall make a report of the study committee's recommendations to the General Assembly by December 31, 2015, at which time the study committee must be dissolved.
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