H.R. 4709 (109th): Telephone Records and Privacy Protection Act of 2006

Introduced:

Feb 8, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Jan 12, 2007

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on January 12, 2007.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-476

Sponsor:

Lamar Smith
Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 21, 2006
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to strengthen protections for law enforcement officers and the public by providing criminal penalties for the fraudulent acquisition or unauthorized disclosure of phone records.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2178 (Related)
Consumer Telephone Records Protection Act of 2006

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Mar 2, 2006

H.R. 4714 (Related)
Phone Records Protection Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 8, 2006

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 4709” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

History

Introduced
Feb 8, 2006
Reported by Committee
Mar 2, 2006
Passed House
Apr 25, 2006
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Passed Senate
Dec 8, 2006
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Jan 12, 2007

Details

Cosponsors
16 cosponsors (10D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Apr 25, 2006 7:14 p.m.
Passed 409/0

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