H.R.3100 - Know Your Caller Act of 2000106th Congress (1999-2000)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11] (Introduced 10/19/1999)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 106-872|
|Latest Action:||09/28/2000 Received in the Senate. (All Actions)|
|Major Recorded Votes:||09/27/2000 : Passed House|
This bill has the status Passed House
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Summary: H.R.3100 — 106th Congress (1999-2000)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Know Your Caller Act of 2000 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to make it unlawful for any person making a telephone solicitation to: (1) interfere with or circumvent a caller identification service from accessing or providing the call recipient with identifying information about the call; or (2) fail to provide caller identification information that is accessible by a caller identification service, if such person has the capability to provide such information.
Passed House amended (09/27/2000)
Directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to prescribe regulations implementing such prohibition. Provides a cause of action for a person or entity, or a State attorney general on behalf of its residents, for violations of such prohibition or regulations.
Directs the FCC to study and report to Congress regarding the transmission of caller identification information.