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State bill on police radio encryption dies in committee

Original post made on Sep 15, 2022

A proposal to require California law enforcement agencies to find alternatives to full encryption of radio communications fizzled Thursday when the state Assembly Appropriations Committee declined to advance the bill.

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Posted by Leo
a resident of Danville
on Sep 15, 2022 at 10:32 pm

Leo is a registered user.

Does anyone know if this SB 1000 bill is held in submission in the Appropriations Committee as a technicality to run out the clock on the 2022 session to kill the bill or is it being held in submission as the Committee fleshes out the cost of this transition to hybrid for the 120 California agencies that took the USDOJ's advice to go totally encrypted and still stands a chance for Assembly ratification?
Definitely won't go away. The People of California will force the issue in a proposition with more openness than the State Assembly is trying to achieve.


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