S.2630 - Truth in Caller ID Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Nelson, Bill [D-FL] (Introduced 04/24/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 04/24/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. (text of measure as introduced: CR S3423-3424) (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2630 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (04/24/2006)
Truth in Caller ID Act of 2006 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to make it unlawful for any person in the United States, in connection with any telecommunications service or Internet protocol (IP)-enabled voice service, to cause any caller identification (ID) service to transmit misleading or inaccurate caller ID information, unless such transmission is exempted in connection with: (1) authorized activities of law enforcement agencies; or (2) a court order specifically authorizing the use of caller ID manipulation.
Provides civil and criminal penalties for violations. Allows for enforcement by states (with authorized intervention by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)).