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PA Bill Number: SB897

Title: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms.

Description: In sentencing, further providing for sentences for certain drug offenses committed with firearms. ...

Last Action: Referred to JUDICIARY

Last Action Date: Oct 15, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB156

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This bill would penalize more heavily the false accusation of a crime or mass shooting.

Legislation Overview

Title: Anti-Swatting Act of 2019

Subject: Science, technology, communications: Civil actions and liability: Fraud offenses and financial crimes: Telephone and wireless communication

Description: Anti-Swatting Act of 2019 This bill increases penalties for the transmission of misleading or inaccurate caller-identification information with the intent to trigger an emergency response by (1) a government law-enforcement agency; (2) a government agency or nonprofit organization that provides fire, rescue, or emergency medical services; or (3) a public-safety answering point (i.e., a facility that has been designated to receive emergency calls and route them to emergency service personnel). Specifically, the bill provides for imprisonment, the imposition of additional criminal fines, or both. The court shall order a defendant who has been convicted of such an offense to reimburse any such entity for expenses incurred in responding to such conduct. The bill treats such an order of reimbursement as a civil judgment.

Session: 116th Congress

Last Action: Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.

Last Action Date: March 4, 2019

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/156/all-info

Sponsors

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1 sponsors: Eliot Engel (D)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Mar 4 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
House Jan 25 2019 Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
House Jan 3 2019 Introduced in House
House Jan 3 2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
House Jan 3 2019 Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Texts
Type Date Federal Link Text
Introduced Jan 15 2019 federal bill text bill text
Amendments
Title Description Date State Link Text Adopted
There are no amendments to this bill at this time
Committee

Chamber: H

Committee Name: Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security

Votes

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