H.R.2355 - Regulatory Oversight Barring Obnoxious Calls and Texts Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-18] (Introduced 04/25/2019)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 04/30/2019 Subcommittee Hearings Held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2355 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/25/2019)
Regulatory Oversight Barring Obnoxious Calls and Texts Act of 2019 or the ROBO Calls and Texts Act of 2019
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a Robocall Division within the Enforcement Bureau.
The Robocall Division shall be tasked with (1) ensuring consumer protection and compliance with federal laws relating to robocalls; (2) serving as a line of communication between the federal government and the communications industry, as well as between the FCC and related federal agencies, to coordinate efforts to eliminate robocalls; and (3) managing and addressing consumer complaints regarding robocalls.
Additionally, the bill requires the FCC to compel telecommunications providers to adopt technological standards for preventing robocalls.