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2014 Senate Bill 843: Authorize establishment of welfare agency police force
Introduced by Sen. Rick Jones (R) on March 4, 2014 To give the Department of Human Services (the state welfare agency) the authority to appoint agents with the same powers as peace (police) officers and limited arrest powers.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 4, 2014
Reported in the Senate on May 8, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Passed 25 to 11 in the Senate on November 13, 2014 (same description)
To give the Department of Human Services (the state welfare agency) the authority to appoint agents with the same powers as peace (police) officers and limited arrest powers.
Received in the House on November 13, 2014
Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on November 13, 2014

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