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PA Bill Number: HB1725

Title: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place.

Description: In inchoate crimes, prohibiting the possession of firearm at polling place. ...

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Last Action Date: Jul 17, 2019

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Proposed Federal House Legislation HB6003

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This legislation increases penalties on swatting which is an intentional act to put citizens in harms way by calling police about non-existent crimes.

Legislation Overview

Title: Anti-Swatting Act of 2018

Subject: Science, technology, communications

Description: Anti-Swatting Act of 2018 This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for enhanced penalties for the transmission of misleading or inaccurate caller identification information with the intent to trigger an emergency response by: (1) a law enforcement agency of the United States, a state, or a political subdivision of a state; (2) an agency of the United States, a state, or a political subdivision of a state, or a private not-for-profit organization, that provides fire, rescue, or emergency medical services; or (3) a public safety answering point (a facility that has been designated to receive emergency calls and route them to emergency service personnel). 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: 115th Congress

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

Last Action Date: July 24, 2018

Link: https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/6003/all-info

Sponsors

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2 sponsors: Eliot Engel (D); Adam Kinzinger (R)

History
Chamber Date Action
House Jul 24 2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
House Jul 24 2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations.
House Jun 5 2018 Introduced in House
House Jun 5 2018 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 Jun 5 2018 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 Jun 7 2018 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, Homeland Security, And Investigations

Votes

There have not been any votes on this bill

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