Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Passed House amended (12/04/2001)

Know Your Caller Act of 2001 - 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.

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.

Requires the Federal Communications Commission to study and report to Congress with respect to the transmission capabilities of caller identification information.