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  1. Introduced Jan 7, 2013
  2. Passed Senate Feb 21, 2013
  3. Passed House
  4. Signed into Law

SB 156

Indiana Senate Bill

Downloading of cell phone information by police. Prohibits a police officer from extracting or otherwise downloading information from a telecommunications device without the owner's consent for a violation of the law concerning typing, transmitting, or reading a text message while operating a motor vehicle unless: (1) the police officer has probable cause to believe that the telecommunications device has been used in the commission of a crime; (2) the information is extracted or otherwise downloaded under a valid search warrant; or (3) otherwise authorized by law. Provides that if a law enforcement officer detains a person because the law enforcement officer believes the person has committed an infraction or ordinance violation, the law enforcement officer may not, without the person's consent, extract or otherwise download information from a cellular telephone or another wireless or cellular communications device possessed by the person at the time the person is detained unless: (1) the law enforcement officer has probable cause to believe that the cellular telephone or other wireless or cellular communications device has been used in the commission of a crime; (2) the information is extracted or otherwise downloaded under a valid search warrant; or (3) otherwise authorized by law.
Session:
2013 Regular Session
Bill Subjects:
Crime
Sponsors (6):

Votes

There are currently no roll call votes recorded for this bill.

Actions

Date Chamber  
Mar 7, 2013 House Representative Austin added as cosponsor
Feb 26, 2013 House First reading: referred to Committee on Courts and Criminal Code
Feb 21, 2013 Senate Senator Waterman added as coauthor
Feb 21, 2013 Senate House sponsor: Rep. Speedy
Feb 21, 2013 Senate Referred to the House
Feb 21, 2013 Senate Third reading: passed; Roll Call 168: yeas 49 and nays 0
Feb 19, 2013 Senate Second reading: ordered engrossed
Feb 14, 2013 Senate Committee report: amend do pass, adopted
Feb 7, 2013 Senate Senators Randolph, Delph and Hume added as coauthors
Feb 7, 2013 Senate Senator M. Young added as second author
Jan 7, 2013 Senate First reading: referred to Committee on Judiciary
Jan 7, 2013 Senate Authored by Senator Waltz

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