S.151: TRACED Act

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84 (42 Democrats, 2 Independent Democrats, 40 Republicans)

Bill Summary

Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence Act or the TRACED Act This bill implements a forfeiture penalty for violations (with or without intent) of the prohibition on certain robocalls. The bill also removes an annual reporting requirement for enforcement relating to unsolicited facsimile advertisements. The bill requires voice service providers to develop call authentication technologies. The Federal Communications...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

What Lawmakers Are Saying About This Bill

There are 19 statements associated with S.151.

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 24
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
May 24
Received in the House.
May 23
The committee substitute agreed to by Unanimous Consent. (text: CR S3075-3076)
May 23
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S3075-3077)
May 23
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
May 23

Passed Senate with an amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 97 - 1. Record Vote Number: 127.

May 23
The committee substitute agreed to by Unanimous Consent.
May 23
Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent.
May 21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 94.
May 21
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Wicker with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 116-41.
April 3
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Jan. 16
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Jan. 16

Introduced in the Senate by John Thune (R-S.D.)

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