MA S1385 | 2019-2020 | 191st General Court


Spectrum: Strong Partisan Bill (Democrat 24-2)
Status: Introduced on January 22 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-10-26 - House concurred
Pending: Joint Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


For legislation to establish a moratorium on face recognition and other remote biometric surveillance systems. Public Safety and Homeland Security.

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Establishing a moratorium on face recognition and other remote biometric surveillance systems



2020-10-26HouseHouse concurred
2020-09-28SenateReporting date extended to Thursday November 12, 2020, pending concurrence
2020-05-21HouseHouse concurred
2020-05-18SenateReporting date extended to Friday July 31, 2020, pending concurrence
2020-02-13HouseHouse concurred
2020-02-10SenateReporting 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
2019-08-08HouseHouse concurred
2019-08-05SenateDischarged to the Joint Committee on The Judiciary
2019-01-22HouseHouse concurred
2019-01-22SenateReferred to the Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security

Same As/Similar To

S522 (Similar To) 2019-07-22 - Bill reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Senate Ways and Means
S1429 (Similar To) 2020-02-27 - Accompanied a study order, see S2565
H1538 (Similar To) 2020-10-01 - Senate concurred
H1482 (Similar To) 2019-07-08 - Hearing scheduled for 07/16/2019 from 01:00 PM-05:00 PM in A-1

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