HB 941 Search warrants; allows an affidavit to be delivered by facsimile after it is certified.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)
Search warrants; affidavits, etc. Allows an affidavit in support of a search warrant to be delivered by facsimile after it is certified and provides that the certifying officer's designee or agent may deliver the affidavit. The bill adds a requirement that a copy of the affidavit be delivered to the clerk of the circuit court in the county or city where the warrant is issued if different than the county or city where the search is to be made. The inventory of seized property will go to the circuit court of the county or city where the search was conducted. The bill specifies that the officer or his designee or agent may deliver the warrant, inventory, and accompanying affidavit in person, by certified mail or by facsimile. This bill is identical to SB 229.

Full text:
01/08/08  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087005516  pdf
02/21/08  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB941ER)  pdf
03/05/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0183)  pdf

Amendments:
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

Status:
01/08/08  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 087005516
01/08/08  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/08  House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal
02/01/08  House: Reported from Courts of Justice (22-Y 0-N)
02/05/08  House: Read first time
02/06/08  House: Read second time and engrossed
02/07/08  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/08  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/08  House: Communicated to Senate
02/08/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/08  Senate: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/13/08  Senate: Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
02/15/08  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 1-N)
02/18/08  Senate: Read third time
02/18/08  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
02/18/08  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/08  Senate: Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/08  Senate: Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
02/19/08  House: Placed on Calendar
02/20/08  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (96-Y 0-N)
02/20/08  House: VOTE: --- ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N)
02/21/08  House: Enrolled
02/21/08  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB941ER)
02/21/08  House: Signed by Speaker
02/25/08  Senate: Signed by President
03/03/08  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 183 (effective 7/1/08)
03/05/08  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0183)