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HB 2059 Telecommunications devices; prohibiting use of obscene language including electronic messages.

Introduced by: Robert B. Bell | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Use of profane, threatening, or indecent language over the telephone; use of cellular telephones and other wireless telecommunications devices.  Clarifies that the current statutory provision prohibiting the use of obscene, vulgar, or indecent language over the telephone applies to electronic communications, including visual or electronic messages, received or transmitted by a cellular phone or other wireless telecommunications device. This bill is a recommendation of the Joint Commission on Technology and Science.


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