Summary: H.R.6838 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (04/11/1973)

Prohibits any Government agency from distributing or selling to any person any list of names and addresses of: (1) employees or former employees; (2) persons licensed by or required to file information with the agency; or (3) members or former members of the Armed Forces.

Permits an agency to make available such list if the person seeking the list certifies that it will not be used for commercial, solicitation, or unlawful purposes, or if the list is made available as a necessary part of the agency's statutory functions. Prescribes a penalty of imprisonment for not more than one year, or a fine of $10,000, or both, for violations of the provisions of this Act. (Amends 5 U.S.C.552(c))