S.2178 - Consumer Telephone Records Protection Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 01/18/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||03/02/2006 Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 368.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.4709, which became Public Law 109-476 on 1/12/2007.|
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Summary: S.2178 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to Senate without amendment (03/02/2006)
(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.)
Consumer Telephone Records Protection Act of 2006 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit: (1) the obtaining by fraud or other unauthorized means of confidential phone records information from a telecommunications carrier or IP-enabled voice service provider (covered entity); and (2) the sale of such records by any person, including any employee of a covered entity. Exempts law enforcement agencies.
Imposes a fine and/or imprisonment for up to five years. Doubles such penalties for violations occurring in a 12-month period involving more than $100,000 or more than 50 customers of a covered entity.