Search warrants; collection of evidence from computers, computer networks, or other device. (SB1307)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Wexton (D-Leesburg)

Progress

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

Description

Search warrants; computers, networks, and other electronic devices. Clarifies that a search warrant that authorizes the lawful seizure of digital evidence from a computer, computer network, or other device containing electronic or digital information includes the collection of such evidence from a device at or away from the location where such device or network was seized. Amends § 19.2-53, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/14/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101869D
01/14/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/04/2015Reported from Courts of Justice (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/09/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Placed on Calendar
02/11/2015Read first time
02/11/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
02/18/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (11-Y 0-N)
02/20/2015Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015Committee substitute printed 15105316D-H1
02/23/2015Read second time
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105316D-H1
02/24/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1307H1
02/24/2015Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Title replaced 15105316D-H1
03/06/2015Enrolled
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1307ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 501 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0501)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 48 seconds.