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H.R. 423: Anti-Spoofing Act of 2017

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Source: Republican Policy Committee

"Spoofing" occurs when a caller deliberately falsifies the information transmitted to your caller ID display to disguise their identity. Spoofing is often used as part of an attempt to trick someone into giving away valuable personal information so it can be used in fraudulent activity or sold illegally. Under the Truth in Caller ID Act of 2009, Federal Communication Commission (FCC) rules prohibit any person or entity from transmitting misleading or inaccurate caller ID information with the intent to defraud, cause harm, or wrongly obtain anything of value. If no ...

Sponsor and status

Grace Meng

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 6th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 9 pages
Introduced:

Jan 10, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1625: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 23, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 10, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 23, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 423 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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