Honorable John Whitmire, Chair, Senate Committee on Criminal Justice
John S. O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
SB385 by Carona (Relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications.), As Introduced
No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.
The bill amends the Code of Criminal Procedure relating to the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications. The bill gives new instruction orders to judges in regards to interception orders. To the extent the bill would amend court procedures, the interpretation changes are not anticipated to increase the workload of the courts. The bill would take effect September 1, 2009.
Local Government Impact
No significant fiscal implication to units of local government is anticipated.
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