VA HB604 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 8 2018 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2018-02-15 - Left in Courts of Justice
Pending: House Courts of Justice Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Warrant requirement for telecommunications records; location data. Provides that a provider of electronic communication service or remote computing service shall not disclose location data to an investigative or law-enforcement officer except pursuant to a search warrant. Currently, a warrant is required for the disclosure of real-time location data. The current exceptions for obtaining real-time location data without a warrant in certain emergency situations are retained.

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Telecommunications; warrant requirement for records.


Roll Calls

2018-01-19 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-02-15HouseLeft in Courts of Justice
2018-01-19HouseSubcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N)
2018-01-16HouseAssigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #1
2018-01-08HouseReferred to Committee for Courts of Justice
2018-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18103489D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
19210.2(n/a)See Bill Text
19256(n/a)See Bill Text
19270.3(n/a)See Bill Text

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Bill Comments