Enrolled House Bill (H)
Authored by: Rep. Eric Allan Koch
Co-Authors: Rep. Matt Pierce
Sponsors: Sen. Brent Steele, Sen. James Tomes, Sen. John Waterman
  • Rep. Eric Allan Koch
    Rep. Eric Allan Koch

    Author

  • Rep. Matt Pierce
    Rep. Matt Pierce

    Co-Author

  • Sen. Brent Steele
    Sen. Brent Steele

    Sponsor

  • Sen. James Tomes
    Sen. James Tomes

    Sponsor

  • Sen. John Waterman
    Sen. John Waterman

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Lonnie Randolph
    Sen. Lonnie Randolph

    Co-Sponsor

  • Sen. R Michael Young
    Sen. R Michael Young

    Co-Sponsor

  • Sen. Travis Holdman
    Sen. Travis Holdman

    Co-Sponsor

DIGEST

Surveillance and privacy. Requires a law enforcement officer to obtain a search warrant in order to use an unmanned aerial vehicle, with certain exceptions. Exempts electronic or video toll collection activities and facilities from certain restrictions relating to video and electronic surveillance and data collection. Provides that a law enforcement officer may not compel a person to provide a passkey, password, or keycode to any electronic communication service, electronic device, or electronic storage, or any form of stored electronic user data without a valid search warrant issued by a judge. Prohibits a law enforcement officer or law enforcement agency from using a real ... time tracking instrument that is capable of obtaining geolocation information concerning a cellular device or a device connected to a cellular network unless certain conditions are met. Provides that, except for a law enforcement officer or governmental entity who has obtained a search warrant, a person who knowingly or intentionally places a camera or electronic surveillance equipment that records images or data of any kind while unattended on the private property of another person without the consent of the owner or tenant of the private property commits a Class A misdemeanor. Establishes a procedure to use electronic mail to apply for a warrant. Provides immunity from civil and criminal liability for certain entities that provide information pursuant to certain court orders. Provides certain procedures for the issuance of search warrants concerning electronic communication service or remote computing service that affect the law concerning a journalist's privilege against disclosure of an information source. Urges the legislative council to assign to a study committee during the 2014 legislative interim the topic of digital privacy, including: (1) issues related to searches of electronic devices, compelling the disclosure of electronic user data, the collection and use of geolocation information, and the collection and use of biometric information by government agencies; and (2) any other issue concerning digital privacy and related subjects.