California lawmakers on Wednesday approved measures to track the race of motorists stopped by officers and incidents of use of force by police officers.

One proposal would require police officers to collect data on the people they stop, including perceived race and ethnicity.

The bill now goes back to the Assembly, where it originated, for final approval, the Los Angeles Times reports.

The Assembly also passed a bill requiring police departments to submit yearly reports detailing all cases in which officers are involved in uses of force that result in serious injury or death.

Under that measure, it would fall to the state attorney general's office to decide how the reporting would be done and to keep the data. However, the reports could not contain information that would identify the officers. The bill heads to Gov. Jerry Brown.

 

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