Introduced by Representative Dowland of Holland
Subject: Motor vehicles; enforcement officers; use of mobile video recording equipment
Statement of purpose: This bill proposes to require a law enforcement officer operating a vehicle containing a video recording device to turn the device on whenever the vehicle’s blue lights are in operation.
AN ACT RELATING TO THE USE OF MOBILE VIDEO RECORDING EQUIPMENT BY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS
It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:
Sec. 1. 23 V.S.A. § 1017 is added to read:
§ 1017. LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS; USE OF
MOBILE VIDEO RECORDING EQUIPMENT
When a law enforcement officer is operating a law enforcement vehicle containing mobile video recording equipment, the officer shall begin operating the equipment whenever the officer initiates operation of the vehicle’s blue signal lights.
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