FL S0144 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 2-0)
Status: Failed on April 30 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-30 - Died in Rules
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Expanding the grounds for issuance of a search warrant to include content held within a cellular phone, portable electronic communication device, or microphone-enabled household device when such content constitutes evidence relevant to proving that a felony has been committed; adopting the constitutional protection against unreasonable interception of private communications by any means for purposes of obtaining a search warrant; prohibiting the use of certain communication content in any trial, hearing, or other proceeding which was obtained without a specified warrant, etc.

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Roll Calls

2021-03-09 - Senate - Senate Judiciary (Y: 10 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 1) [PASS]
2021-01-26 - Senate - Senate Criminal Justice (Y: 7 N: 1 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-30SenateDied in Rules
2021-03-10SenateNow in Rules
2021-03-09SenateFavorable by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0
2021-03-04SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/09/21, 11:45 am, 412 Knott Building
2021-03-02SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/02/21, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
2021-01-26SenateNow in Judiciary
2021-01-26SenateFavorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 1
2021-01-15SenateOn Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 01/26/21, 9:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2020-12-09SenateReferred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules

Code Citations

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