2017 House Joint Resolution C

Protect "electronic data and communications" from unreasonable search and seizure

Introduced in the House

Jan. 31, 2017

Introduced by Rep. Jim Runestad (R-44)

To place before voters in the next general election a constitutional amendment to add “electronic data and communications” to the Article I provision that recognizes the right of the people to be secure from unreasonable government searches and seizures of their “person, houses, papers, and possessions”.

Referred to the Committee on Law and Justice

March 21, 2017

Referred to the Committee on Judiciary

May 17, 2017

Passed in the House 107 to 0 (details)

Received in the Senate

May 18, 2017

Referred to the Committee on Government Operations