Florida Senate - 2010 SB 1982
By Senator Aronberg
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to the jamming of electronic speed
3 measuring devices; creating s. 316.1907, F.S.;
4 prohibiting a vehicle from being equipped with any
5 device that is designed for, or is capable of,
6 jamming, scrambling, disabling, or otherwise
7 interfering with a radar, laser, or any other
8 electronic device used by a law enforcement agency to
9 measure the speed of a moving vehicle; prohibiting a
10 person from using, buying, possessing, manufacturing,
11 selling, or otherwise distributing such a jamming
12 device; providing an exception for a law enforcement
13 officer acting in his or her official capacity;
14 authorizing a law enforcement officer to seize such a
15 jamming device; providing a penalty; providing an
16 effective date.
18 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
20 Section 1. Section 316.1907, Florida Statutes, is created
21 to read:
22 316.1907 Jamming of electronic speed-measuring devices.—
23 (1)(a) A vehicle may not be equipped with any device that
24 is designed for, or is capable of, jamming, scrambling,
25 neutralizing, disabling, or otherwise interfering with a radar,
26 laser, or any other electronic device used by a law enforcement
27 agency to measure the speed of a moving vehicle.
28 (b) A person may not use, buy, possess, manufacture, sell,
29 or otherwise distribute any device that is designed for jamming,
30 scrambling, neutralizing, disabling, or otherwise interfering
31 with a radar, laser, or any other electronic device used by a
32 law enforcement agency to measure the speed of a moving vehicle.
33 (c) This subsection does not apply to a law enforcement
34 officer acting in his or her official capacity.
35 (2) A law enforcement officer may seize any device used in
36 violation of this section, which may be confiscated and
37 destroyed by order of the court.
38 (3) A person who violates this section shall be cited for a
39 noncriminal traffic infraction, punishable as provided in s.
41 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2010.