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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Surveillance technology impact and use policy. Requires a state or local law enforcement agency (agency) that uses surveillance technology to prepare a surveillance technology impact and use policy (policy) and post the policy on the agency's Internet web site. Specifies the information that must be included in the policy. Provides that surveillance technology includes a system, equipment, or software used for collecting, processing, sharing or analyzing audio, video, location data, thermal data, license plate data, facial recognition, or other biometric surveillance to produce information about a person's identity. Requires an agency to establish and post a policy with regard to Surveillance technology impact and use policy. Requires a state or local law enforcement agency (agency) that uses surveillance technology to prepare a surveillance technology impact and use policy (policy) and post the policy on the agency's Internet web site. Specifies the information that must be included in the policy. Provides that surveillance technology includes a system, equipment, or software used for collecting, processing, sharing or analyzing audio, video, location data, thermal data, license plate data, facial recognition, or other biometric surveillance to produce information about a person's identity. Requires an agency to establish and post a policy with regard to surveillance technology that is in use by the agency on June 30, 2020, not later than January 1, 2021. Requires an agency to post an amended policy before implementing any enhancements to surveillance technology or using the technology in a purpose or manner not previously disclosed through the existing policy. ... View more