H.R. 4528 (114th): ENCRYPT Act of 2016

ENCRYPT Act would prevent states from banning digital encryption Encryption -- a process of encoding digital messages so third parties cannot access or read it -- has become one of the biggest topics in the news over the past few years. This month, Apple is refusing a court order to bypass encryption on the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone. More people ... Continue reading »



Feb 10, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 10, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ted Lieu

Representative for California's 33rd congressional district



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Feb 10, 2016

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H.R. 4528 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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