H.R. 2031: Anti-Swatting Act of 2015

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for enhanced penalties for the transmission of misleading or inaccurate caller identification information with the intent to trigger a response by a law enforcement agency.

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Apr 27, 2015


Reported by Committee on Apr 28, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 28, 2016.


Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 16th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 27, 2015
Length: 4 pages


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Apr 27, 2015

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Apr 28, 2016
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H.R. 2031 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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