HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3077        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3154

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

William M. Straus

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act relative to wireless transmissions from motor vehicles.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

William M. Straus

10th Bristol

1/18/2019

 


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3077        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 3154

By Mr. Straus of Mattapoisett, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3154) of William M. Straus relative to wireless transmissions to and from motor vehicles.  Transportation.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 1773 OF 2017-2018.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act relative to wireless transmissions from motor vehicles.

 

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to safeguard privacy, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public safety.
 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1.  Notwithstanding any general or special law or regulation to the contrary, any state, county or local government authority or agency, and any person or entity acting on its behalf, that uses or captures radio or other wireless transmissions emitted from or to electronic devices for the purpose, in whole or in part, of monitoring, recording, or observing the movements, actions, or presence of persons or vehicles shall expunge all data related thereto within 45 days from the time such data is captured or created.