Newspersons; crossing established police lines, exemption. (SB240)

Introduced By

Sen. Ghazala Hashmi (D-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
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Signed by Governor
Became Law


Newspersons crossing established police lines; exemption. Clarifies that a credentialed newsperson shall be exempt from the offense of crossing or remaining within police lines or barricades unless such persons are obstructing police, firefighters, or emergency medical services personnel in the performance of their duties within such police lines or barricades. Read the Bill »


01/10/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Judiciary Committee


01/10/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22100170D
01/10/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/19/2022Stricken at the request of Patron in Judiciary (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

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