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HB 1130 - Removing Wiretap Restrictions - Key Vote

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) (54-9) - (Key vote)

Title: Removing Wiretap Restrictions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to concur with Senate amendments and pass a bill that allows judges to authorize up to three extensions (previously capped at one) to an ex parte order authorizing law enforcement to conduct wiretapping operations.

Highlights:
- Appoints the assistant district attorney or chief deputy district attorney as the official designee of the district attorney for the purposes of applying for a wiretap authorization when the district attorney is absent [sec. 1 (1) (c) (I)]. - Appoints the Chief Deputy Attorney General or Deputy Attorney General as the official designee of the Attorney General for the purposes of applying for a wiretap authorizaion when the Attorney General is absent [sec. 1 (1) (c) (II)]. - Requires judges to include a provision in each extension mandating that the interception be performed in a timely manner, be conducted in such a way as to minimize the interception, and be terminated after thirty days or after attaining the authorized objective [sec. 1 (6)]. -Amendment No. 1 was sponsored by the Senate Judiciary Committee which established a limit of three extensions. -Amendment No. 2 was sponsored by Senator Tapia which supplemented the provision listing the official designee's of the District Attorney and Attorney General.
Legislation - Passage With Amendment (Senate) (34-0) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (43-20) - (Key vote)

Title: Removing Wiretap Restrictions

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows judges to authorize more than one extension to an ex parte order authorizing law enforcement to conduct wiretapping operations.

Highlights:
- Requires judges to include a provision in each extension mandating that the interception be performed in a timely manner, be conducted in such a way as to minimize the interception, and be terminated after thirty days or after attaining the authorized objective [sec. 1 (6)].
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Removing Wiretap Restrictions

Sponsors

  • David G. Balmer (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Cory Gardner (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Stella Garza-Hicks (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • James E. 'Jim' Kerr (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Steven A. 'Steve' King (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kent D. Lambert (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Marsha A. Looper (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael 'Mike' May (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John P. Morse (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Raymond J. 'Ray' Rose (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth Guy 'Ken' Summers (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Abel J. Tapia (CO - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

  • Cheri E. Jahn (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Larry G. Liston (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Thomas W. 'Tom' Massey Jr. (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Victor Mitchell (CO - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Debbie Stafford (CO - D) (Out Of Office)
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