H.R. 1258 (111th): Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010


Mar 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 14, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 15, 2010
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

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

Summary (CRS)

4/14/2010--Passed House amended.Truth in Caller ID Act of 2010 - 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.


Mar 3, 2009

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Mar 10, 2010
Reported by Committee

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Apr 14, 2010
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. 1258”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


5 cosponsors (3D, 2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 251 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Jun 12, 2007

S. 30 (Related)
Truth in Caller ID Act of 2009

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 22, 2010

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