HB1090 (CH0515)

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2018 Regular Session



Consumer Protection - Caller ID Spoofing Ban of 2018

Sponsored by:

Delegate Afzali


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 515

Synopsis:Prohibiting an individual or a person from taking certain actions to provide false location information when placing a telephone call with the intent to defraud, harass, cause harm, or wrongfully obtain anything of value; providing for the application of the Act; and establishing a certain penalty for providing false location information when placing a call.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegate Afzali
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Economic Matters  View Committee HearingFinance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Commercial Law - Consumer Protection
Utility Regulation
Narrow Subject(s):Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Fraud -see also- Forgery
Telecommunications and Information Technology
Unfair Trade Practices
Statutes:Article - Commercial Law
(13-301, 13-401, 13-408, 14-1326)

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May 11, 2018 4:29 P.M.