This bill would have excluded body cameras from police union contract negotiations, as allowing body cameras to serve as a contract negotiation point can present a backdoor way for some police to avoid being forthcoming with the public. The bill also would have tasked Connecticut's Sentencing Commission with studying the logistics and costs of storing body camera data. The ACLU-CT supported this bill with the caveat that body camera data needs to be stored in a way that appropriately balances privacy and transparency.

Status

Lost: bill did not pass

Session

2016

Bill number

467

Position

Support

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