SC H3059 | 2013-2014 | 120th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 8 2013 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2013-01-08 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary
Pending: House Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


Prohibit A Law Enforcement Officer From Confiscating Or Seizing A Cell Phone, Video Recorder, Or Other Electronic Recording Device At The Scene Of A Law Enforcement Investigation Or Lawful Arrest Unless Its Use Substantially Impedes Or Interferes With The Investigation Or Arrest, To Provide A Penalty For Unlawful Seizure Of A Device, And To Provide For The Return Of The Device.

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Seizing of electronic devices by law enforcement



2013-01-08HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary
2013-01-08HouseIntroduced and read first time
2012-12-11HouseReferred to Committee on Judiciary

Same As/Similar To

S0107 (Similar To) 2013-01-08 - Referred to Committee on Judiciary

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1713180(n/a)See Bill Text

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