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: Feb 2, 2015
Length: 19 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on February 2, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
Mar 6, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 983 (113th).
Feb 2, 2015
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H.R. 656 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Online Communications and Geolocation Protection Act, H.R. 656, 114th Cong. (2015).
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