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H.R. 2015 (116th): TRACED Act

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To deter criminal robocall violations and improve enforcement of section 227(b) of the Communications Act of 1934, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

David Kustoff

Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 8th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Apr 1, 2019
Length: 16 pages
Apr 1, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Enacted Via Other Measures

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This bill was incorporated into:

S. 151: Pallone-Thune TRACED Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 30, 2019. (compare text)

53 Cosponsors (42 Republicans, 11 Democrats)


Position statements

What legislators are saying

Kustoff Bill to Kill Robocalls Passes House
    — Rep. David Kustoff [R-TN8] (Sponsor) on Dec 4, 2019

Roe Applauds Passage of Legislation Meant to End Robocalls
    — Rep. David “Phil” Roe [R-TN1, 2009-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 4, 2019

Brindisi continues work to crack down on robocalls; helps introduce bipartisan bill to end phone scams
    — Rep. Anthony Brindisi [D-NY22, 2019-2020] (Co-sponsor) on Apr 4, 2019

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Apr 1, 2019

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H.R. 2015 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2015. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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