SB 1066 Allows certification programs for corrections officers
LR Number:4353S.02I Fiscal Note:4353-02
Committee:Financial and Governmental Organization
Last Action:03/04/02 - Voted Do Pass S Financial & Governmental Organ., Journal page:
Veterans Affairs & Elections Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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Current Bill Summary

SB 1066 - This act adds a Department of Corrections member and a corrections association member to the Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (POST).

This act also creates a "Corrections Officer Certification Program" that is designed and established by POST. After July 1, 2003, corrections officers shall receive the designation of certified corrections officers (CCO) upon successful completion of the training program.

By completing this certification course, corrections officers shall be eligible for promotion and pay increases after July 1, 2003. Corrections officers employed on or before July 1, 2003, shall be certified corrections officers.

This act is similar to HB 1593 (2002).