321.232  Radar jamming devices--penalty.

1.  A person shall not sell, operate or possess a radar jamming device, except as otherwise provided in this section, when the device is in a vehicle operated on the highways of this state or the device is held for sale in this state.

2.  This section does not apply to radar speed measuring devices purchased by, held for purchase for, or operated by peace officers using the devices in their official duties.

3.  A radar jamming device may be seized by a peace officer subject to forfeiture as provided by chapter 809 or 809A.

4.  For the purposes of this section "radar jamming device" means any mechanism designed or used to transmit radio waves in the electromagnetic wave spectrum to interfere with the reception of those emitted from a device used by peace officers of this state to measure the speed of motor vehicles on the highways of this state and which is not designed for two-way transmission and cannot transmit in plain language.

Section History: Early form

  [81 Acts, ch 109, § 1]

Section History: Recent form

  96 Acts, ch 1133, § 41

Internal References

  Referred to in § 805.8(9)

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