Administrative subpoena; issued for records of electronic communication service, etc. (SB1357)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Obenshain (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Administrative subpoena; electronic communication service and remote computing service providers. Provides that attorneys for the Commonwealth and law-enforcement officers have the authority to issue administrative subpoenas to obtain records and information from electronic communication service and remote computing service providers. This bill also provides that search warrants may be issued to obtain records and information from service providers located in and outside the Commonwealth and that warrants issued by other states for providers whose principal place of business is in the Commonwealth will be enforced in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


03/23/2007: signed by governor


01/16/2007Presented and ordered printed 073291105
01/16/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/05/2007Committee substitute printed 070583782-S1
02/06/2007Read second time
02/06/2007Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2007Committee substitute agreed to 070583782-S1
02/06/2007Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1357S1
02/06/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/06/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2007Communicated to House
02/08/2007Placed on Calendar
02/08/2007Read first time
02/08/2007Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/19/2007Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2007Committee substitute printed 077047782-H1
02/20/2007Read second time
02/21/2007Read third time
02/21/2007Committee substitute agreed to 077047782-H1
02/21/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1357H1
02/21/2007Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/21/2007VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/22/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1357ER)
03/08/2007Signed by Speaker
03/11/2007Signed by President
03/23/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 802 (effective 7/1/07)
04/10/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0802)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2953.