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


Apr 6, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Joe Barton

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2006
Length: 4 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

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 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Apr 6, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 24, 2006
Reported by Committee

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Jun 6, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5126”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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

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

Related Bills

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

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 5, 2006

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