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2015 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of Senate Interim Committee on General Government, Consumer and Small Business Protection)
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Regular Sponsors: (Presession Filed)
Bill Title: Relating to privacy.
Catchline/Summary: Allows polygraph test as condition of employment for pre-employment screening of law enforcement officers.
Prohibits service provider from disclosing contents of communication and certain other information except in certain circumstances.] Prohibits public body from obtaining contents of communication and certain other information without search warrant except in certain circumstances.] Requires that public body provide notice to person if contents of communication or certain other information is obtained. Provides for delay of notification and prohibition on disclosure of warrant when ordered by court.] Provides that contents of communication and certain other information obtained in violation of Act are inadmissible in adjudicative proceeding. Requires that parties be provided with warrant and application when lawfully obtained contents or information is used in adjudicative proceeding.] Requires public body to issue annual report to Legislative Assembly if public body requests or obtains contents of communication or certain other information.] Creates cause of action for person harmed as result of violation of certain sections of Act.] Prohibits public body from obtaining customer information from pawnbroker without search warrant.] Exempts polygraph test from inspection of public records.
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Fiscal Impact: No Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In House Committee
Current Committee: House Committee On Judiciary
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