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End Qualified Immunity for Police

This could've given people back their right to sue through civil liabilities when police officers commit harms. The House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee only gave it a hearing and no vote, though, so it didn't survive the Feb. 3 deadline.
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House Timeline (50 votes needed)

Filed

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Floor Vote

Passed!

  • Bill filed
  • Didn't make it out of the Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee
  • Might have needed to go through the financial ("Appropriations") Committee again (which passed it last session)
  • Would've been fact-checked by "Rules" again
  • All of the House could've voted on the bill, then it would've gone to the Senate side

Senate Timeline (25 votes needed)

Filed

Policy Committee

Ways & Means

Rules Committee

Floor Vote

Passed!

  • Could've gone to Law & Justice Committee
  • Could've gone to the financial ("Ways & Means") Committee
  • All of the House could've voted on the bill
  • All of both Chambers could've voted on the bill

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Progress towards approval

Related Reading

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A thorough explainer on the history and practice of qualified immunity in the American Bar Association
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