§62-1D-13. Registration of intercepting devices; serial number.
(a) Law-enforcement agencies in the state shall register with
the department of public safety all electronic, mechanical or other
devices whose design renders them primarily useful for the purposes
of the surreptitious interception of wire, oral or electronic
communications which are owned by them or possessed by or in the
control of the agency, their employees or agents. All such devices
shall be registered within ten days from the date on which the
devices come into the possession or control of the agency, its
employees or agents.
(b) Such registration shall include the name and address of
the agency as well as a detailed description of each device
registered, the serial number thereof and such other information as
the department may require.
(c) A registration number shall be issued for each device
registered pursuant to this section, which number shall be
permanently affixed or indicated upon such device.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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