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R.I. House passes police reform, but without ‘George Floyd’ provision

Posted on AllSides May 9th, 2024
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The vote was 58 to 14. The Senate, which approved its own bill back in January, is expected to vote on the new compromise version next week. PROVIDENCE — After years of debate, the Rhode Island House of Representatives on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved changes to the controversial police misconduct law known as the Law Enforcement Officers’ Bill of Rights. The revisions were heralded as a “major improvement” by the chairman of the Judiciary Committee, but did not go far enough for some members of the caucus representing legislators of color,...

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