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2013 House Bill 5110: Mandate cell phone providers disclose user location info in emergencies
  1. Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on October 29, 2013, to require cell phone companies to disclose call location information when requested by law enforcement because the information is needed in an emergency situation that involves the risk of death or injury. The bill would grant legal immunity to cell phone companies for making the disclosures.
    • Referred to the House Criminal Justice Committee on October 29, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on February 26, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.

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