HR423: Anti-Spoofing Act of 2017

By | January 5, 2018
Seal of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Seal of the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC).

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
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law




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]


Passed House:

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