Wiretapping; authorization for monitoring by sheriff's office. (HB2266)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls) with support from co-patrons Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg), and Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Wiretap monitoring by sheriff's office. Provides that when the Attorney General or Chief Deputy Attorney General applies to a court for a wiretap authorization he may also apply for authorization for the observation or monitoring of the interception by a sheriff's office of a county or city. Under current law the observation or monitoring is limited to a police department. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/15/2013Committee
01/15/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103549D
01/15/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/25/2013Assigned Courts sub: #1 Criminal
01/30/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/01/2013Reported from Courts of Justice (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/2013Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2013Committee substitute printed 13105097D-S1
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Reading of substitute waived
02/18/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13105097D-S1
02/18/2013Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2266S1
02/18/2013Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Placed on Calendar
02/19/2013Senate substitute agreed to by House 13105097D-S1 (97-Y 0-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Enrolled
02/22/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2266ER)
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
03/16/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 448 (effective 7/1/13)
03/16/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0448)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Comments

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