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SB 914 - Requires a Warrant to Search Cell Phones - Key Vote

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Ted Gaines voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) (32-4) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (70-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (28-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires a Warrant to Search Cell Phones

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would require a warrant in order to search the cell phone or other portable electronic device of a suspect.

Highlights:
  • Enables law enforcement to search Portable Electronic Devices (PEDs) without a warrant if it prevents destruction of evidence or an imminent threat (Sec. 1). -Defines Portable Electronic Device as "a portable device that is capable of creating, receiving, accessing, or storing electronic data or communications" (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires a Warrant to Search Cell Phones

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