Electronic communication service or remote computing service; obtaining records. (SB1189)

Introduced By

Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Obtaining records concerning electronic communication service or remote computing service; authentication of contents of communications. Provides that, in obtaining contents of communications, the provider of electronic communication service or remote computing service may verify the authenticity of those records by providing an affidavit from the custodian of those records, or from a person to whom such custodian reports, certifying that they are accurate and complete and prepared in the regular course of business. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102300D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/19/2015Rereferred from General Laws and Technology (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2015Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/09/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Committee substitute printed 15104937D-S1
02/10/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1189)
02/10/2015Read second time
02/10/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104937D-S1
02/10/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1189S1
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1189S1)
02/12/2015Placed on Calendar
02/12/2015Read first time
02/12/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/12/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/18/2015Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 6-N)
02/24/2015Left in Courts of Justice