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A02632 Summary:

BILL NOA02632
 
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SPONSORWalker
 
COSPNSRAnderson
 
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Add §79-r, Civ Rts L
 
Relates to civil actions for deprivation of constitutional rights; provides that a peace officer employed by a local government, who under color of law, subjects or causes to be subjected, including failing to intervene, any other person to the deprivation of any individual rights that create binding obligations on government actors secured by the bill of rights, article one of the state constitution, is liable to the injured party for legal or equitable relief or any other appropriate relief; provides that statutory immunities and statutory limitations on liability, damages or attorney fees shall not apply; governmental immunity shall not be a defense to liability; and qualified immunity shall not be a defense to liability.
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