H.R.210: To require retail establishments that use mobile device tracking technology to display notices to that effect.

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Sponsor José E. Serrano, D-N.Y.
Total Cosponsors 0
Introduced Jan. 4, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 4, 2013
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Bill Summary

Requires a person who owns or operates a retail establishment and uses mobile device tracking technology in the establishment to display in a prominent location a notice that such technology is in use and that individuals can avoid being tracked by turning off their mobile devices.

Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to promulgate regulations to implement such requirement.

Provides for FTC enforcement of violations.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade.
Jan. 4, 2013 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.