Board Bill Number 19 | Session 2021-2022

Detention Facility Oversight Board (DFOB)

Summary

The proposed bill establishes a Detention Facility Oversight Board (DFOB) authorized to receive and investigate complaints of misconduct and certain incidents occurring in the City's detention facilities, investigate patterns of misconduct and systemic problems. The DFOB would have the power of subpoena. It is to function as an advisory board to the Mayor and Board and may make recommendations regarding detention facility operations and conditions, training and disciplinary action for Division of corrections' employees, and Division policy directives. The DFOB would report directly to the Mayor.

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Overview

Session: 2021-2022

Introduced: 05/07/2021

Sponsor: Joseph Vaccaro

Latest Activity: Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

Ordinance: 71430 effective 01/20/2022

Legislative History

Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.

  • 05/07/2021

    First Reading

    Bill text was introduced (181.76 KB PDF).

  • 05/07/2021

    Referred to a Committee

    The bill was assigned to the Public Safety Committee.

  • 05/18/2021

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was held in committee during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

  • 10/07/2021

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was held in committee during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

  • 11/16/2021

    Committee Hearing

    The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Public Safety Committee hearing.

    The bill text was changed:

  • 11/19/2021

    Second Reading

  • 11/23/2021

    Perfection

    The bill was passed.

  • 12/03/2021

    Engrossment

    The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.

  • 12/03/2021

    Third Reading

    The bill was passed.

  • 12/03/2021

    Delivered to Mayor

  • 12/22/2021

    Mayor Returns Bill

    The bill was approved.

  • 12/23/2021

    Delivered to Register

  • 12/28/2021

    Register Returns Notice with Ordinance Number

    Register returns ordinance number 71430. Effective date is 01/20/2022

12/03/2021 Final Passage Vote Results

Aye Votes
29
Nay Votes
0
Vote Totals

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Ordinance

Ordinance Number: 71430

Effective Date: 01/20/2022

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