2016 House Bill 5442

Senate Roll Call 439: Passed

To require the State Police to establish procedures for rapidly disseminating useful information to radio and television stations, and text messages to cell phones, regarding a "clear, present, persistent, ongoing, and random threat to public safety." Making a false report to this system would be a crime punishable by up to four years in prison.

37 Yeas / 0 Nays
Republican (27 Yeas / 0 Nays)
Democrat (10 Yeas / 0 Nays)