To amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to disclosures to governments by communications-related service providers of certain information consisting of or relating to communications, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2013
Length: 19 pages
113th Congress (2013–2015)
This bill was introduced on March 6, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“Reps. Zoe Lofgren Introduces Bipartisan ECPA Reform Bill”
— Rep. Zoe Lofgren [D-CA19] (Sponsor) on Mar 6, 2013
Mar 6, 2013
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Feb 2, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 656 (114th).
H.R. 983 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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