H.R. 4384 (98th): Computer Fraud Prevention Act of 1983


Nov 14, 1983
98th Congress, 1983–1984

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 14, 1983, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Daniel Mica

Representative for Florida's 14th congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

A bill to establish the Computer Security Research Program and the Interagency Committee on Computer Crime and Abuse, and to provide criminal penalties for computer abuse.

Summary (CRS)

TitleI - Computer Security Research ProgramEstablishes the Computer Security Research Program for the purpose of stimulating research and developing new methods for protecting computer systems from unauthorized access and use. ... Read more >

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Nov 14, 1983

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H.J.Res. 648 (Related)
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 12, 1984

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