H.R. 2449 (111th): Wireless Prepaid Access Device Enforcement Act of 2009

Introduced:
May 14, 2009 (111th Congress, 2009–2010)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Anthony Weiner
Representative for New York's 9th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
May 14, 2009
Length
3 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on May 14, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced May 14, 2009
Referred to Committee May 14, 2009
 
Full Title

To amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit fraud and related activity in connection with purchases of certain wireless prepaid access devices.

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Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committees

House Judiciary

Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations

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5/14/2009--Introduced.
Wireless Prepaid Access Device Enforcement Act of 2009 - Amends the federal criminal code to impose criminal penalties on anyone who knowingly:
(1) purchases and/or handles one or more wireless prepaid access devices to modify, remove, avoid, or overwrite installed software that causes such devices to operate as a wireless prepaid access device on a wireless network; or
(2) engages in the unauthorized resale or redistribution outside of the United States of any wireless prepaid access devices that are sold to be used on a wireless network within the United States.

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