H0940B0948A01468 AJB:JMT 06/07/21 #90 A01468
AMENDMENTS TO HOUSE BILL NO. 940
Sponsor: REPRESENTATIVE STEPHENS
Printer's No. 948
Amend Bill, page 1, line 1, by striking out "Title 18 (Crimes
and Offenses)" and inserting
Titles 18 (Crimes and Offenses) and 53 (Municipalities
Generally)
Amend Bill, page 1, line 3, by striking out the period after
"animals" and inserting
; and, in employees, providing for canine training standards for
police officers.
Amend Bill, page 2, by inserting between lines 21 and 22
Section 2. Title 53 is amended by adding a section to read:
ยง 2172. Canine training standards for police officers.
(a) Establishment.--The commission, in collaboration with
the Pennsylvania State Police and municipal police department
canine units or officers, shall establish police officer canine
training and certification standards, including all of the
following:
(1) Standards for initial certifications.
(2) Standards for maintenance certifications.
(3) Record keeping policies and procedures for police
department canine units or officers.
(b) Updates.--The commission shall review and update the
standards under subsection (a) as the commission deems necessary
and at least every two years.
(c) Notice.--The commission shall transmit notice of the
standards established and updated under this section to the
Legislative Reference Bureau for publication in the Pennsylvania
Bulletin.
Amend Bill, page 2, line 22, by striking out "2" and
inserting
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See A01468 in
the context
of HB0940