H.R.5061 - Computer Virus Eradication Act of 1988100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Herger, Wally [R-CA-2] (Introduced 07/14/1988)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 07/21/1988 Referred to Subcommittee on Crime. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5061 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/14/1988)
Computer Virus Eradication Act of 1988 - Amends the Federal criminal code to impose penalties upon individuals who knowingly: (1) insert into a computer program information or commands which will result in a loss to users of such program; or (2) provide such program to others who do not know of such insertion.
Permits an individual who has suffered a loss as a result of such a computer program to seek redress in a civil action.