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The bill comes in answer to rising smartphone and tablet theft across the U.S. and could usher in the technology on phones sold nationwide
San Francisco Distict Attorney George Gascón speaks to reporters in his office on July 19, 2013
Law enforcement officials try and crack anti-theft security systems on Samsung phones during an event at the San Francisco District Attorney's office on July 18, 2013.
In this CCTV image from London, a suspected thief grabs a cell phone as he cycles by a victim.
In this CCTV image, a suspected robber grabs a tablet PC from a passenger on a London train.
In this CCTV frame, a suspected robber (in checked shirt) is running towards an escalator at Oakland BART station in California after a passenger's tablet PC was stolen from her bag.
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