Youth Rights Legislation

HB 15 – Youth Communications Interception Bill (2013-2014)

Link to Bill:
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/bills.cfm?ID=130_HB_15
Status:
Failed
Summary:

HB 15 is a bill to exempt a parent and certain other people in positions of authority over a minor from existing state law against the interception of wire, oral, or electronic communications.

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Committee:
Judiciary (H)
LSC Legislation Status:
http://lsc.state.oh.us/coderev/hou130.nsf/House+Bill+Number/0015?OpenDocument
Jurisdiction/Legislation Level:
State
Our take on this bill:

While the safety of Ohio’s children is always an important priority, HB 15 is a problematic legislative response that erodes privacy rights, potentially opening the door to unintended negative consequences.

Bill Status:

Passed out of the House Judiciary Committee on 10/6/14