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

"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 ... Continue reading »
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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 10, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 23, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Grace Meng

Representative for New York's 6th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 9 pages

Prognosis:

21% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 10, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 23, 2017
 
Passed House

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

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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