H.R. 5747 (110th): Robocall Privacy Act of 2008

Introduced:
Apr 09, 2008 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Zoe Lofgren
Representative for California's 16th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Apr 09, 2008
Length
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 4641 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 22, 2010

S. 2624 (Related)
Robocall Privacy Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 12, 2008

 
Status

This bill was introduced on April 9, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Apr 09, 2008
Referred to Committee Apr 09, 2008
 
Full Title

To amend the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971 to restrict political robocalls, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
5 cosponsors (4D, 1R) (show)
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4/9/2008--Introduced.
Robocall Privacy Act of 2008 - Makes it unlawful for a person during specified periods before a federal primary or general election to make certain prerecorded political telephone calls with respect to a candidate for federal office without immediate disclosure of the recorded nature of the calls, the name of the sponsor or originator of the call, and the appearance of the caller's telephone number on the recipient's caller identification service.

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