Detention Facility Oversight Board (DFOB)
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.
Legislative activities and outcomes for this board bill. Learn more about what these activities mean.
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
The bill was held in committee during the Public Safety Committee hearing.10/07/2021
The bill was held in committee during the Public Safety Committee hearing.11/16/2021
The bill was passed out of committee with a recommendation of do pass during the Public Safety Committee hearing.
The bill text was changed:
- Committee Substitute (356.23 KB PDF)
The bill was passed.12/03/2021
The bill was engrossed during the Engrossment, Rules, Resolutions and Credentials Committee.12/03/2021
The bill was passed.12/03/2021Feedback is anonymous.
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