H.R. 5126 (109th): Truth in Caller ID Act of 2006

Apr 06, 2006 (109th Congress, 2005–2006)
Died (Passed House)
Joe Barton
Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district
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4 pages
Related Bills
S. 2630 (Related)
Truth in Caller ID Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 24, 2006

H.R. 5095 (Related)
To prohibit deceptive altering or disguising of caller identification on outbound telephone calls.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 05, 2006


This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 6, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.

Introduced Apr 06, 2006
Referred to Committee Apr 06, 2006
Reported by Committee May 24, 2006
Passed House Jun 06, 2006
Full Title

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit manipulation of caller identification information, and for other purposes.


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24 cosponsors (18R, 6D) (show)

House Energy and Commerce

Communications and Technology

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6/6/2006--Passed House amended.
Truth in Caller ID Act of 2006 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to make it unlawful for any person in the United States, in connection with any telecommunication service or VOIP (voice over Internet protocol) service, to cause any caller identification service to transmit misleading or inaccurate caller identification information, with the intent to defraud or cause harm.

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