S.3186 - Mobile Device Theft Deterrence Act of 2012112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Schumer, Charles E. [D-NY] (Introduced 05/15/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/15/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
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Summary: S.3186 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (05/15/2012)
Mobile Device Theft Deterrence Act of 2012 - Amends the federal criminal code to prohibit knowingly: (1) removing, obliterating, tampering with, or altering a mobile device identification number; or (2) using, producing, trafficking in, having control or custody of, or possessing hardware or software, knowing it has been configured to engage in such conduct.
Subjects any person who violates such prohibition to a fine, not more than five years' imprisonment, or both.
Exempts the manufacturer of a mobile device or a person who repairs or refurbishes a mobile device unless the manufacturer or person knows that the device or part involved is stolen.