H.R.4889 - Kelsey Smith Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Yoder, Kevin [R-KS-3] (Introduced 03/23/2016)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Committee Reports:||H. Rept. 114-580|
|Latest Action:||05/23/2016 On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill, as amended Failed by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 229 - 158 (Roll no. 229). (All Actions)|
|Roll Call Votes:||There has been 1 roll call vote|
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Summary: H.R.4889 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Reported to House amended (05/23/2016)
Kelsey Smith Act
(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require a mobile or Internet voice service provider to disclose, at the request of an investigative or law enforcement officer, the call location information of a device that is: (1) used to place a 911 call, or (2) reasonably believed to be in the possession of an individual who is in an emergency situation that involves a risk of death or serious physical harm.
Additionally, the bill prohibits a civil action or administrative proceeding against a mobile or Internet voice service provider who discloses call location information in good faith in accordance with this bill.