Bill Text: TX SB112 | 2021-2022 | 87th Legislature | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating to the requirements of an affidavit supporting the installation and use of a mobile tracking device.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2020-11-09 - Filed [SB112 Detail]

Download: Texas-2021-SB112-Introduced.html
  87R778 JCG-D
 
  By: West S.B. No. 112
 
 
 
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
 
AN ACT
  relating to the requirements of an affidavit supporting the
  installation and use of a mobile tracking device.
         BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS:
         SECTION 1.  Article 18B.202(c), Code of Criminal Procedure,
  is amended to read as follows:
         (c)  The affidavit must:
               (1)  state the name, department, agency, and address of
  the applicant;
               (2)  identify the vehicle, container, or item to which,
  in which, or on which the mobile tracking device is to be attached,
  placed, or otherwise installed;
               (3)  state the name of the owner or possessor of the
  vehicle, container, or item identified under Subdivision (2);
               (4)  state the judicial jurisdictional area in which
  the vehicle, container, or item identified under Subdivision (2) is
  expected to be found; and
               (5)  state the facts and circumstances that provide the
  applicant with probable cause to believe [a reasonable suspicion]
  that:
                     (A)  criminal activity has been, is, or will be
  committed; and
                     (B)  the installation and use of a mobile tracking
  device is likely to produce information that is material to an
  ongoing criminal investigation of that criminal activity.
         SECTION 2.  This Act takes effect September 1, 2021.
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