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Short Titles - House of Representatives

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Email Privacy Act

Short Titles as Introduced

Email Privacy Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes.

Actions Overview (2)

Date Actions Overview
02/06/2017Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote.(text: CR H988-989)
01/09/2017Introduced in House

All Actions (9)

Date Chamber All Actions
02/07/2017SenateReceived in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
02/06/2017-5:57pmHouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/06/2017-5:57pmHouseOn motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by voice vote. (text: CR H988-989)
02/06/2017-5:30pmHouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 387.
02/06/2017-5:30pmHouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H988-992)
02/06/2017-5:30pmHouseMr. Yoder moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/10/2017HouseReferred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/09/2017HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
01/09/2017HouseIntroduced in House

Cosponsors (138)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Polis, Jared [D-CO-2]* 01/09/2017
Rep. Goodlatte, Bob [R-VA-6]* 01/09/2017
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-13]* 01/09/2017
Rep. Poe, Ted [R-TX-2]* 01/09/2017
Rep. DelBene, Suzan K. [D-WA-1]* 01/09/2017
Rep. Hurd, Will [R-TX-23]* 01/09/2017
Rep. Nadler, Jerrold [D-NY-10]* 01/09/2017
Rep. Collins, Doug [R-GA-9]* 01/09/2017
Rep. Chu, Judy [D-CA-27]* 01/09/2017
Rep. Allen, Rick W. [R-GA-12] 01/24/2017
Rep. Amash, Justin [R-MI-3] 01/24/2017
Rep. Bishop, Mike [R-MI-8] 01/24/2017
Rep. Blumenauer, Earl [D-OR-3] 01/24/2017
Rep. Burgess, Michael C. [R-TX-26] 01/24/2017
Rep. Cardenas, Tony [D-CA-29] 01/24/2017
Rep. Cartwright, Matt [D-PA-17] 01/24/2017
Rep. Clark, Katherine M. [D-MA-5] 01/24/2017
Rep. Cohen, Steve [D-TN-9] 01/24/2017
Rep. Watson Coleman, Bonnie [D-NJ-12] 01/24/2017
Rep. Comstock, Barbara [R-VA-10] 01/24/2017
Rep. Davis, Rodney [R-IL-13] 01/24/2017
Rep. DeFazio, Peter A. [D-OR-4] 01/24/2017
Rep. DeGette, Diana [D-CO-1] 01/24/2017
Rep. Doyle, Michael F. [D-PA-14] 01/24/2017
Rep. Emmer, Tom [R-MN-6] 01/24/2017
Rep. Gabbard, Tulsi [D-HI-2] 01/24/2017
Rep. Garamendi, John [D-CA-3] 01/24/2017
Rep. Gibbs, Bob [R-OH-7] 01/24/2017
Rep. Grothman, Glenn [R-WI-6] 01/24/2017
Rep. Himes, James A. [D-CT-4] 01/24/2017
Rep. Jones, Walter B., Jr. [R-NC-3] 01/24/2017
Rep. Kilmer, Derek [D-WA-6] 01/24/2017
Rep. Kuster, Ann M. [D-NH-2] 01/24/2017
Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] 01/24/2017
Rep. Levin, Sander M. [D-MI-9] 01/24/2017
Rep. Luetkemeyer, Blaine [R-MO-3] 01/24/2017
Rep. Norton, Eleanor Holmes [D-DC-At Large] 01/24/2017
Rep. Olson, Pete [R-TX-22] 01/24/2017
Rep. Posey, Bill [R-FL-8] 01/24/2017
Rep. Radewagen, Aumua Amata Coleman [R-AS-At Large] 01/24/2017
Rep. Rice, Kathleen M. [D-NY-4] 01/24/2017
Rep. Roybal-Allard, Lucille [D-CA-40] 01/24/2017
Rep. Ryan, Tim [D-OH-13] 01/24/2017
Rep. Sanford, Mark [R-SC-1] 01/24/2017
Rep. Schakowsky, Janice D. [D-IL-9] 01/24/2017
Rep. Schweikert, David [R-AZ-6] 01/24/2017
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-5] 01/24/2017
Rep. Serrano, Jose E. [D-NY-15] 01/24/2017
Rep. Shimkus, John [R-IL-15] 01/24/2017
Rep. Takano, Mark [D-CA-41] 01/24/2017
Rep. Tonko, Paul [D-NY-20] 01/24/2017
Rep. Wagner, Ann [R-MO-2] 01/24/2017
Rep. Walker, Mark [R-NC-6] 01/24/2017
Rep. Wenstrup, Brad R. [R-OH-2] 01/24/2017
Rep. Yoho, Ted S. [R-FL-3] 01/24/2017
Rep. Young, Don [R-AK-At Large] 01/24/2017
Rep. Nolan, Richard M. [D-MN-8] 01/24/2017
Rep. Curbelo, Carlos [R-FL-26] 01/24/2017
Rep. Loudermilk, Barry [R-GA-11] 01/24/2017
Rep. Soto, Darren [D-FL-9] 01/24/2017
Rep. Dingell, Debbie [D-MI-12] 01/24/2017
Rep. Poliquin, Bruce [R-ME-2] 01/24/2017
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 01/24/2017
Rep. Katko, John [R-NY-24] 01/24/2017
Rep. Gallego, Ruben [D-AZ-7] 01/24/2017
Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] 01/24/2017
Rep. Hastings, Alcee L. [D-FL-20] 01/24/2017
Rep. Tsongas, Niki [D-MA-3] 01/24/2017
Rep. Marshall, Roger W. [R-KS-1] 01/24/2017
Rep. Chaffetz, Jason [R-UT-3] 02/02/2017
Rep. Yarmuth, John A. [D-KY-3] 02/02/2017
Rep. Joyce, David P. [R-OH-14] 02/02/2017
Rep. Lowenthal, Alan S. [D-CA-47] 02/02/2017
Rep. Barletta, Lou [R-PA-11] 02/02/2017
Rep. Connolly, Gerald E. [D-VA-11] 02/02/2017
Rep. Capuano, Michael E. [D-MA-7] 02/02/2017
Rep. Lewis, Jason [R-MN-2] 02/02/2017
Rep. Roe, David P. [R-TN-1] 02/02/2017
Rep. Fortenberry, Jeff [R-NE-1] 02/02/2017
Rep. Shea-Porter, Carol [D-NH-1] 02/02/2017
Rep. Lujan, Ben Ray [D-NM-3] 02/02/2017
Rep. O'Rourke, Beto [D-TX-16] 02/02/2017
Rep. Bilirakis, Gus M. [R-FL-12] 02/02/2017
Rep. Brownley, Julia [D-CA-26] 02/02/2017
Rep. Blum, Rod [R-IA-1] 02/02/2017
Rep. Messer, Luke [R-IN-6] 02/03/2017
Rep. Mullin, Markwayne [R-OK-2] 02/03/2017
Rep. Long, Billy [R-MO-7] 02/03/2017
Rep. Graves, Tom [R-GA-14] 02/03/2017
Rep. Marchant, Kenny [R-TX-24] 02/03/2017
Rep. Chabot, Steve [R-OH-1] 02/03/2017
Rep. Thompson, Glenn [R-PA-5] 02/03/2017
Rep. Farenthold, Blake [R-TX-27] 02/03/2017
Rep. Meehan, Patrick [R-PA-7] 02/03/2017
Rep. Bergman, Jack [R-MI-1] 02/03/2017
Rep. Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN-7] 02/03/2017
Rep. Smith, Jason [R-MO-8] 02/03/2017
Rep. Franks, Trent [R-AZ-8] 02/03/2017
Rep. Calvert, Ken [R-CA-42] 02/03/2017
Rep. Frelinghuysen, Rodney P. [R-NJ-11] 02/03/2017
Rep. Brat, Dave [R-VA-7] 02/03/2017
Rep. Palmer, Gary J. [R-AL-6] 02/03/2017
Rep. Fleischmann, Charles J. "Chuck" [R-TN-3] 02/03/2017
Rep. Stivers, Steve [R-OH-15] 02/03/2017
Rep. Costello, Ryan A. [R-PA-6] 02/03/2017
Rep. Welch, Peter [D-VT-At Large] 02/03/2017
Rep. Collins, Chris [R-NY-27] 02/03/2017
Rep. McKinley, David B. [R-WV-1] 02/03/2017
Rep. Herrera Beutler, Jaime [R-WA-3] 02/06/2017
Rep. Rouzer, David [R-NC-7] 02/06/2017
Rep. Graves, Sam [R-MO-6] 02/06/2017
Rep. Lipinski, Daniel [D-IL-3] 02/06/2017
Rep. Jordan, Jim [R-OH-4] 02/06/2017
Rep. Newhouse, Dan [R-WA-4] 02/06/2017
Rep. Labrador, Raul R. [R-ID-1] 02/06/2017
Rep. Babin, Brian [R-TX-36] 02/06/2017
Rep. Rooney, Thomas J. [R-FL-17] 02/06/2017
Rep. Granger, Kay [R-TX-12] 02/06/2017
Rep. Jenkins, Lynn [R-KS-2] 02/06/2017
Rep. Grijalva, Raul M. [D-AZ-3] 02/06/2017
Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] 02/06/2017
Rep. Lance, Leonard [R-NJ-7] 02/06/2017
Rep. Meadows, Mark [R-NC-11] 02/06/2017
Rep. Roby, Martha [R-AL-2] 02/06/2017
Rep. Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ-9] 02/06/2017
Rep. Payne, Donald M., Jr. [D-NJ-10] 02/06/2017
Rep. Hill, J. French [R-AR-2] 02/06/2017
Rep. Tipton, Scott R. [R-CO-3] 02/06/2017
Rep. Zeldin, Lee M. [R-NY-1] 02/06/2017
Rep. Swalwell, Eric [D-CA-15] 02/06/2017
Rep. Guthrie, Brett [R-KY-2] 02/06/2017
Rep. Lee, Barbara [D-CA-13] 02/06/2017
Rep. McSally, Martha [R-AZ-2] 02/06/2017
Rep. Walberg, Tim [R-MI-7] 02/06/2017
Rep. Scalise, Steve [R-LA-1] 02/06/2017
Rep. Richmond, Cedric L. [D-LA-2] 02/06/2017
Rep. Jackson Lee, Sheila [D-TX-18] 02/06/2017
Rep. Woodall, Rob [R-GA-7] 02/06/2017

Committees (2)

Committees, subcommittees and links to reports associated with this bill are listed here, as well as the nature and date of committee activity and Congressional report number.

Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary01/09/2017 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations01/10/2017 Referred to
Senate Judiciary02/07/2017 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed House without amendment (02/06/2017)

Email Privacy Act

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the federal criminal code to revise provisions that limit an electronic communication service (ECS) or remote communication service (RCS) provider from voluntarily disclosing the contents of a wire or electronic communication that is in electronic storage.

(Sec. 3) The bill also revises the standards for the government to compel an ECS or RCS provider to disclose contents of a wire or electronic communication or noncontent records or information pertaining to a subscriber or customer.

The government must obtain a warrant to compel the disclosure of contents of a communication that is in electronic storage, or otherwise stored, held, or maintained by an ECS or RCS provider.

An ECS or RCS provider may notify a subscriber or customer of the receipt of a warrant, court order, subpoena, or request, unless the government obtains an order for delayed notification.

(Sec. 4) The bill revises the process for obtaining a delayed notification order and lengthens the maximum duration of a delayed notification order.

(Sec. 5) The bill does not preclude the government from acquiring, pursuant to other legal authorities: (1) contents of a wire or electronic communication, or (2) noncontent records or information related to a subscriber or customer.