2009 Regular Session


File Code: Public Safety Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 182
Sponsored By:
Senators Raskin, Astle, Conway, Forehand, Frosh, Garagiola, Harrington, Kelley, King, Lenett, Madaleno, McFadden, Muse, Pinsky, Pugh, and Rosapepe
Freedom of Association and Assembly Protection Act of 2009


Prohibiting a law enforcement agency from using specified covert techniques to investigate or infiltrate a specified entity unless a specified finding is made; requiring the Department of State Police to adopt specified regulations; requiring specified law enforcement agencies to adopt specified policies; prohibiting a law enforcement agency from collecting, disseminating, or maintaining specified information in a criminal intelligence database unless the information is directly related to specified activity; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Judicial Proceedings
Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing cancelled
Hearing 3/3 at 1:00 p.m.
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20
Senator John C. Astle, District 30
Senator Joan Carter Conway, District 43
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Brian E. Frosh, District 16
Senator Rob Garagiola, District 15
Senator David C. Harrington, District 47
Senator Delores G. Kelley, District 10
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator Nathaniel J. McFadden, District 45
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Paul G. Pinsky, District 22
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jim Rosapepe, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Auditors and Audits
Electronic Government
Electronic Surveillance -see also- Wiretapping
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest.
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Nonprofit Organizations
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Safety -see also- Occupational Safety
State Police, Department of

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Public Safety
( 3-701 , 3-702 , 3-703 , 3-704 )


Bill Text (Displayed in PDF Format): First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note (Displayed in PDF Format): Available
Amendments: None offered