MA H1538 | 2019-2020 | 191st General Court

Note: Legislation replaced by H5148


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 43-2)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2020-11-25 - Accompanied a study order, see H5148
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to provide for the regulation of face recognition and emerging biometric surveillance technologies. The Judiciary.

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Relative to unregulated face recognition and emerging biometric surveillance technologies



2020-11-25HouseAccompanied a study order, see H5148
2020-10-01SenateSenate concurred
2020-08-06HouseReporting date extended to Thursday November 12, 2020, pending concurrence
2020-05-18SenateSenate concurred
2020-05-11HouseReporting date extended to Friday July 31, 2020, pending concurrence
2020-02-10SenateSenate concurred
2020-02-03HouseReporting date extended to Tuesday May 12, 2020, pending concurrence
2019-10-15JointHearing scheduled for 10/22/2019 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-1 & A-2
2019-01-22SenateSenate concurred
2019-01-22HouseReferred to the Joint Committee on The Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

S1385 (Similar To) 2020-11-16 - Accompanied a study order, see S2953
S1757 (Similar To) 2020-02-20 - Accompanied a study order, see S2549
H5148 (Replaced by) 2020-11-25 - Discharged to the committee on House Rules

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