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

California Key Votes

Ted Gaines voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Ted Gaines made in this general time period.




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

Title: Requires a Warrant to Search Cell Phones

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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.

  • 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


  • Mark R. Leno (CA - D) (Out Of Office)
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