H.R.4057 - Interstate Swatting Hoax Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] (Introduced 11/18/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 12/04/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4057 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (11/18/2015)
Interstate Swatting Hoax Act
This bill amends the federal criminal code to make it a crime to use a telecommunications system, the mails, or another facility of interstate or foreign commerce to knowingly report false or misleading information with the intent to cause an emergency law enforcement response.
A violator is subject to criminal and civil penalties.