About the bill
- Full Title
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.
- Summary (CRS)
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) ...
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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Feb 4, 1993
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 311 (103rd).
Apr 23, 1998
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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.
7 cosponsors (6D, 1R)
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S. 311 (103rd)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 4, 1993
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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. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/s1973>
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