Passed House — Oct 8, 2015
Last Action: On passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 254 - 173 (Roll no. 544).
Explanation: This bill passed in the House on October 8, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Apr 23, 1998
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on April 23, 1998, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Arkansas
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Last Updated: Apr 23, 1998
Length: 2 pages
A bill to amend section 2511 of title 18, United States Code, to revise the consent exception to the prohibiton on the interception of oral, wire, or electronic communications.
4/23/1998--Introduced.Telephone Privacy Act of 1998 - Amends the Federal criminal code to permit a person to intercept an oral, wire, or electronic communication where: (1) all parties (currently, one party) ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 311 (103rd).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1973”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1973 — 105th Congress: Telephone Privacy Act of 1998. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1973
“S. 1973 — 105th Congress: Telephone Privacy Act of 1998.” www.GovTrack.us. 1998. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1973>
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