A bill to amend the Privacy Act of 1974 and the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for the protection of telephone records, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
96th Congress, 1979–1980
This bill was introduced on September 25, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district
Sep 25, 1980
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H.R. 8219 (96th) was 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.
This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Federal Privacy of Telephone Records Act, H.R. 8219, 96th Cong. (1980).
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