Bill Status of SB1594 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: PROTECTING HOUSEHOLD PRIVACY
Sen. Cristina Castro
| 2/26/2021||Senate||Referred to Assignments|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Protecting Household Privacy Act. Provides that a law enforcement agency shall not obtain household electronic data or direct the acquisition of household electronic data from a private party or other third party. Provides exceptions. Provides that if a law enforcement agency obtains household electronic data under the Act, the agency within 30 days shall destroy all information obtained, except that a supervisor at that agency may retain particular information if: (1) there is reasonable suspicion that the information contains evidence of criminal activity; or (2) the owner of the household electronic device consents to voluntarily provide the desired household electronic data. Provides that if the court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that a law enforcement agency obtained household electronic data pertaining to a person or his or her effects in violation of the Act, then the information shall be presumed to be inadmissible in any judicial or administrative proceeding. Provides that any person or entity that provides household electronic data in response to a request from any law enforcement agency under the Act shall take reasonable measures to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and security of any household electronic data provided to any law enforcement agency, and to limit any production of household electronic data to information relevant to the law enforcement agency request. Provides that if a manufacturer of a household electronic device discloses household electronic data to any third party, the manufacturer shall make the following information available on a clear and conspicuous notice on the manufacturer's Internet website: (1) all categories of household electronic data disclosed to third parties; and (2) the names of all third parties that receive household electronic data.