Bill Text: FL S0262 | 2018 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Searches by Law Enforcement Officers

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2018-01-09 - Introduced [S0262 Detail]

Download: Florida-2018-S0262-Introduced.html
       Florida Senate - 2018                                     SB 262
       
       
        
       By Senator Farmer
       
       
       
       
       
       34-00181-18                                            2018262__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to searches by law enforcement
    3         officers; creating s. 933.50, F.S.; prohibiting a law
    4         enforcement officer in this state from searching a
    5         person or his or her property without first informing
    6         the person of his or her lawful right to decline the
    7         search request by the law enforcement officer;
    8         providing exceptions; providing an effective date.
    9          
   10  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   11  
   12         Section 1. Section 933.50, Florida Statutes, is created to
   13  read:
   14         933.50Prohibited searches of persons or property without
   15  disclosure.—A law enforcement officer in this state may not
   16  search a person or his or her property without first informing
   17  the person of his or her lawful right to decline the search
   18  request by the law enforcement officer, unless the law
   19  enforcement officer is carrying out a valid search warrant or
   20  the search is based upon another legally sufficient
   21  justification.
   22         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2018.

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