H. R. 2471
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
December 7, 2011
Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
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.
Section 2710(b)(2) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:
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—
the time the disclosure is sought; and
in advance for a set period of time or until consent is withdrawn by such consumer;
Passed the House of Representatives December 6, 2011.
Karen L. Haas,