South Carolina General Assembly
123rd Session, 2019-2020

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H. 3290

STATUS INFORMATION

General Bill
Sponsors: Rep. Rutherford
Document Path: l:\council\bills\gt\5552cm19.docx

Introduced in the House on January 8, 2019
Currently residing in the House Committee on Judiciary

Summary: Not yet available

HISTORY OF LEGISLATIVE ACTIONS

     Date      Body   Action Description with journal page number
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  12/18/2018  House   Prefiled
  12/18/2018  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary
    1/8/2019  House   Introduced and read first time (House Journal-page 159)
    1/8/2019  House   Referred to Committee on Judiciary 
                        (House Journal-page 159)

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VERSIONS OF THIS BILL

12/18/2018

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A BILL

TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 23-1-235 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY SHALL NOT PURCHASE CELL-SITE SIMULATOR TECHNOLOGY FROM A COMPANY THAT REQUIRES THE PURCHASER OF THIS EQUIPMENT TO ENTER INTO A NONDISCLOSURE AGREEMENT AND TO DEFINE THE TERM "CELL-SITE SIMULATOR TECHNOLOGY".

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:

SECTION    1.    Chapter 1, Title 23 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

"Section 23-1-235.    (A)    A law enforcement agency shall not purchase cell-site simulator technology from a company that requires the purchaser of the equipment to enter into a nondisclosure agreement.

(B)    As contained in this section, 'cell-site simulator technology' means technology designed to intercept cell phone signals and capture text messages, emails, and other data."

SECTION    2.    This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.

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