H.R. 964 (110th): Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act


Feb 8, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 6, 2007 but was never passed by the Senate.


Edolphus “Ed” Towns

Representative for New York's 10th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 7, 2007
Length: 35 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To protect users of the Internet from unknowing transmission of their personally identifiable information through spyware programs, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/6/2007--Passed House amended.Securely Protect Yourself Against Cyber Trespass Act or Spy Act - Section2 - Makes it unlawful for any person who is not the owner or authorized user (user) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 8, 2007

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 10, 2007
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 6, 2007
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 964”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


41 cosponsors (25D, 16R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 6, 2007 2:31 p.m.
Passed 368/48

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