5242 AMS HARG S2029.1

SB 5242  - S AMD73
     By Senators Hargrove, Kline, Pflug

ADOPTED 03/05/2011

     Strike everything after the enacting clause and insert the following:

"NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1   A new section is added to chapter 43.101 RCW to read as follows:
     (1) The criminal justice training commission shall ensure that issues related to motorcycle profiling are addressed in basic law enforcement training and offered to in-service law enforcement officers in conjunction with existing training regarding profiling.
     (2) Local law enforcement agencies shall add a statement condemning motorcycle profiling to existing policies regarding profiling.
     (3) For the purposes of this section, "motorcycle profiling" means the illegal use of the fact that a person rides a motorcycle or wears motorcycle-related paraphernalia as a factor in deciding to stop and question, take enforcement action, arrest, or search a person or vehicle with or without a legal basis under the United States Constitution or Washington state Constitution."

SB 5242  - S AMD
     By Senators Hargrove, Kline, Pflug

ADOPTED 03/05/2011

     On page 1, line 1 of the title, after "profiling;" strike the remainder of the title and insert "and adding a new section to chapter 43.101 RCW."

EFFECT:  (1) Removes the requirement that local law enforcement agencies review and audit their existing procedures regarding the practice of motorcycle profiling.
     (2) Removes the requirement that local law enforcement agencies work with motorcycle groups in their communities to address the issue of motorcycle profiling.
     (3) Clarifies that motorcycle profiling training be addressed in the basic law enforcement academy training and in existing in-service training regarding profiling.
     (4) Modifies the definition of motorcycle profiling.

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