H.R. 5018 (106th): Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 2000


Jul 27, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 26, 2000, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Charles Canady

Representative for Florida's 12th congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 4, 2000
Length: 26 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to modify certain provisions of law relating to the interception of communications, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Electronic Communications Privacy Act of 2000 - Amends the Federal criminal code prohibition against the use as evidence of intercepted wire or oral communications to also exclude from use in ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 27, 2000

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 26, 2000
Reported by Committee

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5018”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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