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S. 30 (111th): Truth in Caller ID Act of 2009

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit manipulation of caller identification information.

Sponsor and status

Bill Nelson

Sponsor. Senator for Florida. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 4 pages
Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress (2009–2010)

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 2010.

Pub.L. 111-331

3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Schumer, Gillibrand: Coyotes In Ontario Would Be Too Close For Comfort; New Hockey Team Would Threaten Future Of Buffalo Sabres
    — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand [D-NY] on May 21, 2009

On The U.S. Attorney Investigation U.S. Senate Floor
    — Sen. Patrick Leahy [D-VT, 1975-2022] on Jul 9, 2009

Congresswoman Waters Applauds Federal Support for Crenshaw/LAX Transit Corridor and 30/10 Initiative
    — Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43] on Oct 20, 2010

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Jan 7, 2009

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Aug 5, 2009
Ordered Reported

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

Feb 23, 2010
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 15, 2010
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 2010
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 30 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 30. This is the one from the 111th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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