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CS/HB 1457: Searches of Cellular Phones and Other Electronic Devices

GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Newton

Searches of Cellular Phones and Other Electronic Devices; Revises exceptions to conduct that constitutes unlawful access to stored communications; authorizes investigative or law enforcement officer to apply for warrant, rather than order, authorizing real-time location tracking; authorizes extensions; provides for requiring completion of any installation authorized by warrant within certain timeframe; provides requirements for engaging in real-time location tracking; specifies when real-time location tracking must terminate; provides for acquisition of historical location data in certain circumstances.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/14/2020 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 131
1/17/2020 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Justice Appropriations Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 402
1/30/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice Subcommittee, 02/03/20, 2:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2/3/2020 House • CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 506
2/5/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Criminal Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 503
2/6/2020 House • Original reference(s) removed: Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Judiciary Committee -HJ 525
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 525
2/10/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 02/12/20, 10:00 am, Sumner Hall
2/12/2020 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 568
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 569
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died on Calendar