H.R. 1015 (110th): To require automobile dealers to disclose to consumers the presence of event data recorders, or “black boxes”, on new automobiles, and to require manufacturers to provide the consumer with the option to enable and disable such devices on future automobiles.


Feb 13, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 13, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Capuano

Representative for Massachusetts's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 13, 2007
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2/13/2007--Introduced.Considers the event data recorder (EDR) and any data recorded to be the property of the vehicle owner. Makes EDR data retrieval by anyone other than the vehicle owner unlawful, ... Read more >

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Feb 13, 2007

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H.R. 2374 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

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Last Action: Jun 24, 2011

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