Text: H.R.6671 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Public Law 112-258
112th Congress

                                 An Act


 
To amend section 2710 of title 18, United States Code, to clarify that a 
 video tape service provider may obtain a consumer's informed, written 
consent on an ongoing basis and that consent may be obtained through the 
            Internet. <<NOTE: Jan. 10, 2013 -  [H.R. 6671]>> 

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled, <<NOTE: Video Privacy 
Protection Act Amendments Act of 2012.>> 
SECTION 1. <<NOTE: 18 USC 1 note.>> SHORT TITLE.

    This Act may be cited as the ``Video Privacy Protection Act 
Amendments Act of 2012''.
SEC. 2. VIDEO PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT AMENDMENT.

    Section 2710(b)(2) of title 18, United States Code, is amended by 
striking subparagraph (B) and inserting the following:
            ``(B) to any person with the informed, written consent 
        (including through an electronic means using the Internet) of 
        the consumer that--
                    ``(i) is in a form distinct and separate from any 
                form setting forth other legal or financial obligations 
                of the consumer;
                    ``(ii) at the election of the consumer--
                          ``(I) is given at the time the disclosure is 
                      sought; or
                          ``(II) is given in advance for a set period of 
                      time, not to exceed 2 years or until consent is 
                      withdrawn by the consumer, whichever is sooner; 
                      and
                    ``(iii) the video tape service provider has provided 
                an opportunity, in a clear and conspicuous manner, for 
                the consumer to withdraw on a case-by-case basis or to 
                withdraw from ongoing disclosures, at the consumer's 
                election;''.

    Approved January 10, 2013.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY--H.R. 6671:
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CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 158 (2012):
            Dec. 18, considered and passed House.
            Dec. 20, considered and passed Senate.

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