Summary: H.R.5873 — 98th Congress (1983-1984)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/15/1984)

Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit any Federal official or employee while acting within his or her official capacity from recording a telephone conversation without the consent of all the parties. Establishes exceptions if: (1) the interception is pursuant to a law enforcement or foreign intelligence or counterintelligence investigation; (2) a telephone search warrant is obtained; or (3) the recording is in the usual course of recording incoming emergency reports.