Criminal justice training academies; sovereign immunity of trainers certified by DCJS, etc. (SB1045)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Criminal Justice Training Academies; sovereign immunity of trainers. Expands the immunity from civil liability that exists for any criminal justice training academy and its directors, officers, and employees to include any law-enforcement officer or jail officer who serves as a trainer at the academy if he has been certified as an instructor by the Department of Criminal Justice Services. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102910D
01/08/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2013Read second time
01/21/2013Reading of amendment waived
01/21/2013Committee amendment agreed to
01/21/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1045E
01/21/2013Printed as engrossed 13102910D-E
01/22/2013Read third time and passed Senate (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Reconsideration of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2013Passed Senate (30-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Placed on Calendar
01/25/2013Read first time
01/25/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/06/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Read second time
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/11/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1045ER)
02/13/2013Signed by President
02/13/2013Signed by Speaker
03/05/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 99 (effective 7/1/13)
03/05/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0099)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.