This bill would provide that recordings made by law enforcement agencies are not public records, and would establish a procedure to determine whether, to whom, and what portions of a recording may be disclosed or a copy released. 

We oppose this bill, as written, because it limits the release of body cam footage and makes it not public record. 

The bill was pre-filed on February 14, 2019 and assigned to the Public Safety and Homeland Security Committee. 

News

  • 2/21/19 - Alabama legislator wants families, public to gain access to police body cam footage [WHNT]

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Sponsors

Givan

Status

Introduced

Session

2019 Regular

Position

Oppose

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