Whereas, the deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to promote and maintain the public safety, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.
SECTION 1. Subsection (d) of section 99 of chapter 272 of the General Laws is hereby amended by inserting after paragraph (f), in line 226, the following paragraph:-
"(g) for a person not acting under color of law to intercept a wire, oral, or electronic communication where such person is a party to the communication or where one of the parties to the communication has given prior consent to such interception unless such communication is intercepted for the purpose of committing any criminal or tortious act in violation of the United States Constitution, Massachusetts Constitution, or laws of the United States or of any state."
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