Enrolled House Bill (H)
Authored by: Rep. Mike Speedy
Co-Authors: Rep. Jud McMillin, Rep. Randall Frye
Sponsors: Sen. Brent Waltz
  • Rep. Mike Speedy
    Rep. Mike Speedy

    Author

  • Rep. Jud McMillin
    Rep. Jud McMillin

    Co-Author

  • Rep. Randall Frye
    Rep. Randall Frye

    Co-Author

  • Sen. Brent Waltz
    Sen. Brent Waltz

    Sponsor

  • Sen. Lonnie Randolph
    Sen. Lonnie Randolph

    Co-Sponsor

  • Sen. Mark Stoops
    Sen. Mark Stoops

    Co-Sponsor

DIGEST

Downloading of cellular telephone 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.