Florida Senate - 2021 SB 1802



By Senator Pizzo





38-01762-21 20211802__
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to interception of wire, oral, or
3 electronic communications made in violation of
4 protective orders; amending s. 934.03, F.S.; providing
5 an exception to prohibitions on interception and
6 recording of communications when the communication is
7 received in violation of a specified injunction or
8 order; limiting the use of the intercepted
9 communication to evidencing a violation of the
10 specified injunction or order; providing an effective
11 date.
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13 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
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15 Section 1. Paragraph (l) is added to subsection (2) of
16 section 934.03, Florida Statutes, to read:
17 934.03 Interception and disclosure of wire, oral, or
18 electronic communications prohibited.—
19 (2)
20 (l) It is lawful under this section and ss. 934.04-934.09
21 for a person who is protected under an active temporary or final
22 injunction for repeat violence, sexual violence, or dating
23 violence under s. 784.046; domestic violence under s. 741.30; or
24 any other court-imposed prohibition of conduct toward the person
25 to intercept and record a wire, oral, or electronic
26 communication received in violation of such injunction or court
27 order. A recording authorized under this paragraph may be
28 provided to a law enforcement agency or a court for the purpose
29 of evidencing a violation of an injunction or court order and
30 may not be otherwise disseminated or shared.
31 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.