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Text of the Electronic Anti-Stalking Act of 1995

This bill was introduced on January 4, 1995, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 4, 1995 (Introduced).

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HR 112 IH

104th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 112

To amend section 223 of the Communications Act of 1934 to prevent the harassment by computer modem or other electronic device.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 4, 1995

Mr. MFUME introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Commerce


A BILL

To amend section 223 of the Communications Act of 1934 to prevent the harassment by computer modem or other electronic device.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ‘Electronic Anti-Stalking Act of 1995’.

SEC. 2. AMENDMENT.

    Section 223(a) of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 223(a)) is amended by adding at the end thereof the following new sentence: ‘For purposes of subparagraphs (B), (C), and (D), the terms ‘telephone’ and ‘telephone call’ include communications by means of computer modem or any other two-way wire or radio telecommunications device.’.