Summary: H.R.4057 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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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.