S134: Spoofing Prevention Act of 2017

By | February 21, 2018
Seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to expand the prohibition against knowingly transmitting misleading or inaccurate caller identification information to apply to persons outside the United States if the recipient of the call is within the United States, and text messages.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law


Amended in committee.


Original sponsor: Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL]

Cosponsors: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE], Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN], Sen. Blunt, Roy [R-MO], Sen. Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]


Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Related bill:  HR 423 (Related bill)

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