The Aug. 5 ballot measure known as Amendment 9 would require police to obtain a warrant before searching or seizing “electronic communications and data.”
Illinois joins other states in allowing motorists to use smarphone programs for proof of insurance.
Chicago police Sgt. claims the city owes him and fellow officers overtime pay for work performed on department-requisitioned BlackBerry phones. If the plaintiffs eventually prevail, it could mean millions of dollars in back pay.
There were 1.8 million residential lines on the No Call List, and 140,000 cell phones have registered so far.
The bill requires phone companies to help law enforcement track the cellphone signal of a 911 caller
Measure passes Illinois House
The Senate voted 34-0 Thursday to expand the state’s list