Florida Senate - 2021                             CS for SB 1802
       By the Committee on Criminal Justice; and Senator Pizzo
       591-03253-21                                          20211802c1
    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.
   13  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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; stalking under s. 784.0485; domestic
   24  violence under s. 741.30; or any other court-imposed prohibition
   25  of conduct toward the person to intercept and record a wire,
   26  oral, or electronic communication received in violation of such
   27  injunction or court order. A recording authorized under this
   28  paragraph may be provided to a law enforcement agency or a court
   29  for the purpose of evidencing a violation of an injunction or
   30  court order and may not be otherwise disseminated or shared.
   31         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2021.