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§ 176.8 Disclosure of information

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 13. Common CarriersEffective: November 1, 2023

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 13. Common Carriers (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 4. Carriers of Messages (Refs & Annos)
Security of Communications Act (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 1, 2023
13 Okl.St.Ann. § 176.8
§ 176.8 Disclosure of information
A. Any law enforcement officer who, by any means authorized by the Security of Communications Act, has obtained knowledge of the contents of any wire, oral or electronic communication or evidence derived from such communication may disclose the contents to another law enforcement officer to the extent that such disclosure is appropriate to the proper performance of the official duties of the officer making or receiving the disclosure.
B. Any law enforcement officer who, by any authorized means, has obtained knowledge of the contents of any wire, oral or electronic communication or evidence derived from such communication may use the contents to the extent such use is appropriate to the proper performance of the officer's official duties.
C. Any person who has received, by any authorized means, any information concerning a wire, oral or electronic communication or evidence derived from such communication intercepted in accordance with the provisions of the Security of Communications Act may disclose the contents of the communication or such derivative evidence while giving testimony under oath or affirmation in any administrative or criminal proceeding in any court of this state or of the United States or in any grand jury proceeding, if such testimony is otherwise admissible.
D. No otherwise privileged wire, oral or electronic communication intercepted in accordance with, or in violation of, the provisions of the Security of Communications Act shall lose its privileged character.
E. When a law enforcement officer, while engaged in intercepting wire, oral or electronic communications in an authorized manner, intercepts wire, oral or electronic communications relating to offenses for which an order or authorization could have been secured or any offense listed in Section 571 of Title 57 of the Oklahoma Statutes, which is other than those specified in the order of authorization, the contents of such communications and evidence derived therefrom may be disclosed or used as provided in this section. Such contents and any evidence derived from the contents may be used when authorized by a judge of competent jurisdiction when the judge finds on subsequent application that the contents were otherwise intercepted in accordance with the provisions of the Security of Communications Act. Such application shall be made as soon as practicable.

Credits

Laws 1982, c. 343, § 8; Laws 1989, c. 216, § 6, eff. Nov. 1, 1989; Laws 2001, c. 85, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2001; Laws 2002, c. 224, § 1, emerg. eff. May 8, 2002; Laws 2023, c. 129, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2023.
13 Okl. St. Ann. § 176.8, OK ST T. 13 § 176.8
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 329 of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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