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AB 89

Title: Peace officers: minimum qualifications.
Author: Reginald Byron Jones-Sawyer Sr.

Summary
AB 89, Jones-Sawyer. Peace officers: minimum qualifications. Existing law requires the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) to establish a certification program for specified peace officers, including officers of the Department of the California Highway Patrol. Existing law requires the commission to establish basic, intermediate, advanced, supervisory, management, and executive certificates for the purpose of fostering the education and experience necessary to perform general police service duties. Existing law requires certificates to be awarded on the basis of a combination of training, education, experience, and other prerequisites, as determined by the commission.This bill would require the office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges to develop a modern policing degree program, with the commission and other stakeholders to serve as advisors, as specified, and to submit a report on recommendations to the Legislature outlining a plan to implement the program on or before June 1, 2023. The bill would require the report to include, among other things, recommendations to adopt financial assistance for students of historically underserved and disadvantaged communities with barriers to higher education access, as specified. The bill would require the commission to adopt the recommended criteria within 2 years of when the office of the Chancellor of the California Community Colleges submits its report to the Legislature.Existing law requires peace officers in this state to meet specified minimum standards, including age and education requirements.This bill would increase the minimum qualifying age from 18 to 21 years of age for specified peace officers.

Status
Read first time. To print. 12/07/2020
From printer. May be heard in committee January 7. 12/08/2020
Referred to Com. on PUB. S. 01/11/2021
From committee chair, with author's amendments: Amend, and re-refer to Com. on PUB. S. Read second time and amended. 02/17/2021
Re-referred to Com. on PUB. S. 02/18/2021
In committee: Hearing postponed by committee. 04/06/2021
From committee: Do pass. (Ayes 6. Noes 2.) (April 27). 04/28/2021
Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 04/29/2021
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Senate. 06/03/2021
In Senate. Read first time. To Com. on RLS. for assignment. 06/07/2021
Referred to Coms. on PUB. S. and APPR. 06/16/2021
From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended and re-refer to Com. on APPR. (Ayes 5. Noes 0.) (July 13). 07/14/2021
Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Com. on APPR. 07/15/2021
In committee: Referred to suspense file. 08/16/2021
From committee: Amend, and do pass as amended. (Ayes 7. Noes 0.) (August 26). 08/26/2021
Read second time and amended. Ordered returned to second reading. 08/26/2021
Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 08/30/2021
Read third time and amended. Ordered to second reading. 09/03/2021
Read second time. Ordered to third reading. 09/07/2021
Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 32. Noes 3.). 09/10/2021
In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. 09/10/2021
Ordered to the unfinished business file. 09/10/2021
Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling. (Ayes 54. Noes 17.). 09/10/2021
Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2 p.m. 09/22/2021

Bill Documents
AB 89 - Enrolled
09/15/21 - AB 89 (Enrolled)


AB 89 - Assembly Floor Analysis
09/10/21 - AB 89 (Assembly Floor Analysis)

AB 89 - Senate Floor Analyses
09/07/21 - AB 89 (Senate Floor Analyses)

AB 89 - Amended Senate
09/03/21 - AB 89 (Amended Senate)

AB 89 - Senate Floor Analyses
08/31/21 - AB 89 (Senate Floor Analyses)

AB 89 - Senate Appropriations
08/26/21 - AB 89 (Senate Appropriations)

AB 89 - Amended Senate
08/26/21 - AB 89 (Amended Senate)

AB 89 - Senate Appropriations
08/13/21 - AB 89 (Senate Appropriations)

AB 89 - Amended Senate
07/15/21 - AB 89 (Amended Senate)

AB 89 - Senate Public Safety
07/09/21 - AB 89 (Senate Public Safety)

AB 89 - Assembly Floor Analysis
04/30/21 - AB 89 (Assembly Floor Analysis)

AB 89 - Assembly Public Safety
04/26/21 - AB 89 (Assembly Public Safety)

AB 89 - Assembly Public Safety
04/05/21 - AB 89 (Assembly Public Safety)

AB 89 - Amended Assembly
02/17/21 - AB 89 (Amended Assembly)

AB 89 - Introduced
12/07/20 - AB 89 (Introduced)