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Text of To amend section 2710 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that a video tape service provider may obtain ...

...provider may obtain a consumer’s informed, written consent on an ongoing basis and that consent may be obtained through the Internet.

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 6, 2011 but was never passed by the Senate. The text of the bill below is as of Dec 7, 2011 (Referred to Senate Committee).

This is not the latest text of this bill.

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112th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2471

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

December 7, 2011

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

AN ACT

To amend section 2710 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that a video tape service provider may obtain a consumer’s informed, written consent on an ongoing basis and that consent may be obtained through the Internet.


1.

Amendment

Section 2710(b)(2) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:

(B)

to any person with the informed, written consent (including through an electronic means using the Internet) in a form distinct and separate from any form setting forth other legal or financial obligations of the consumer given at one or both of the following times—

(i)

the time the disclosure is sought; and

(ii)

in advance for a set period of time or until consent is withdrawn by such consumer;

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Passed the House of Representatives December 6, 2011.

Karen L. Haas,

Clerk