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Addressing civil service qualifications (Saldana, Keiser, Dhingra)

Directs the criminal justice training commission to require county, city, and state law enforcement agencies, that make a conditional offer of employment to an applicant as a fully commissioned peace officer or a reserve officer, to administer a background investigation that includes verification of immigrant or citizenship status as either a citizen of the United States or a lawful permanent resident. Authorizes an application for a position with a law enforcement agency to be rejected if the agency deems that it does not have the resources to conduct the background investigation required by the criminal justice training commission.

Hearing Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -- 1:30 pm

WA State Legislature Link:
http://app.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=6145&Year=2017    (opens a new browser tab)