HR423: Anti-Spoofing Act of 2017

By | January 5, 2018
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This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition against knowingly transmitting misleading or inaccurate caller identification information to apply to: (1) persons outside the United States if the recipient is within the United States, and (2) text messages.

Official Summary

Passed House
2017-01-23
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law

Amendments

None.

Sponsors

Original sponsor: Rep. Meng, Grace [D-NY-6]

Cosponsors: Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6], Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7], Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6], Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9]

Votes

Passed House: http://clerk.house.gov/evs/2017/roll060.xml

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