Bill Text: AZ SB1156 | 2014 | Fifty-first Legislature 2nd Regular | Introduced


Bill Title: Prohibited electronic data; metadata collection

Status: (Introduced) 2014-02-25 - Senate majority caucus: Do pass [SB1156 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2014-SB1156-Introduced.html

 

 

 

REFERENCE TITLE: prohibited electronic data; metadata collection

 

 

 

State of Arizona

Senate

Fifty-first Legislature

Second Regular Session

2014

 

 

SB 1156

 

Introduced by

Senators Ward, Burges, Crandell, Farnsworth D; Representatives Borrelli, Livingston, Mitchell, Petersen, Seel, Thorpe: Senators Biggs, Murphy; Representatives Barton, Boyer

 

 

AN ACT

 

amending title 41, chapter 9, Arizona Revised Statutes, by adding article 10; relating to prohibited electronic data collection.

 

 

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Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Title 41, chapter 9, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended by adding article 10, to read:

ARTICLE 10.  PROHIBITED COLLECTION

OF ELECTRONIC DATA AND METADATA

START_STATUTE41-1494.  Prohibited collection of electronic data and metadata; state treasurer; prohibited money transfers; penalties

A.  Notwithstanding any other law, regulation, rule or order, an agency or political subdivision of this state, an employee of an agency or political subdivision of this state acting in the employee's official capacity or a corporation providing services on behalf of this state or a political subdivision of this state shall not:

1.  Provide material support or assistance in any form to any federal agency that claims the power to collect, or comply with any federal law, rule, regulation or order that purports to authorize the collection of, electronic data or metadata of any person pursuant to any action that is not based on a warrant that particularly describes the person, place and thing to be searched or seized.

2.  Use any assets, state monies or monies allocated by this state to local entities on or after January 1, 2015, in whole or in part, to engage in any activity that aids a federal agency, federal agent or corporation providing services to the federal government in the collection of electronic data or metadata of any person pursuant to any action that is not based on a warrant that particularly describes the person, place and thing to be searched or seized.

3.  Provide services or participate or assist in any way with the providing of services to a federal agency, federal agent or corporation providing services to the federal government that is involved in the collection of electronic data or metadata of any person pursuant to any action that is not based on a warrant that particularly describes the person, place and thing to be searched or seized.

4.  Use any information in a criminal investigation or prosecution that was provided by any federal agency, agent or corporation providing services to the federal government that was obtained through the collection of electronic data or metadata of any person pursuant to any action that was not based on a warrant that particularly describes the person, place and thing to be searched or seized.

B.  Notwithstanding any other law, the state treasurer shall not transfer any monies to a political subdivision of this state in the fiscal year after a final judicial determination is made that the political subdivision of this state adopted a rule, order, ordinance or policy that intentionally violated this section.

C.  Any agent or employee of this state or of any political subdivision of this state who knowingly violates this section is deemed to have resigned any commission from this state that the person may possess, the person's office is deemed vacant and the person is forever after ineligible to hold any office of trust, honor or emolument under the laws of this state.

D. Any person or corporation that provides services to or on behalf of this state and that violates this section is forever ineligible to act on behalf of, or provide services to, this state or any political subdivision of this state. END_STATUTE

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