Translations of intercepted communications.

Authors: Representative B Patrick Bauer

Co-authors: Representative Jud McMillin


Provides that if the contents of a recorded interception of an electronic communication include language of a person who is speaking in a language other than English, the superintendent of the state police department may employ or otherwise engage the services of a qualified person who is not a state police officer or otherwise employed by the state police department to act as a translator and provide an English translation of the contents of the recorded interception that are in a language other than English. Makes it unlawful use or disclosure of an interception, a Level 5 felony, for a person who acts as a translator to knowingly or intentionally use or disclose the contents of a recorded interception in violation of the law concerning interception of telephonic or telegraphic communications.