Law Enforcement and Phone Privacy Protection Act of 2006 report (to accompany H.R. 4709) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Records -- Access control -- United States,
  • Privacy, Right of -- United States,
  • Law enforcement -- United States,
  • Undercover operations -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Identity theft -- United States -- Prevention

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SeriesReport / 109th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 109-395
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Pagination23 p. ;
Number of Pages23
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th Congress Report HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES 2d Session ===== LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PHONE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF _____ Ma Committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union and ordered to be printed _____ Mr. Sensenbrenner, from the Committee on the Judiciary, submitted the following R E P O R T.

Act to Amend Ti United States Code, to Strengthen Protections for Law Enforcement Officers and the Public by Law Enforcement and Phone Privacy Protection Act of 2006 book Criminal Penalties for the Fraudulent Acquisition or Unauthorized Disclosure of Phone.

(5) the unauthorized disclosure of telephone records not only assaults individual privacy but, in some instances, may further acts of domestic violence or stalking, compromise the personal safety of law enforcement officers, their families, victims of crime, witnesses, or confidential informants, and undermine the integrity of law enforcement.

Before the law was passed, it was only illegal in the United States to use pretexting to obtain financial records about someone via the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. In California, it was already illegal to use pretexting to obtain phone records, but most politicians and consumer advocacy groups pleaded for a federal bill to be passed.

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H.R. (th). To amend ti United States Code, to strengthen protections for law enforcement officers and the public by providing criminal penalties for the fraudulent acquisition or unauthorized disclosure of phone records. Ina. Exempts covered entities from such restrictions to the extent authorized by the Communications Act of (e.g., for billing, protection of property rights, or for emergency purposes).

Doubles fines and imposes an additional five-year prison term for violations occurring in a month period involving more than $, or more than Cell phones and other wireless electronic devices are vital communications tools that have become necessary for full participation in modern life.

But they are also powerful tracking devices that can be used to infringe on individual g where a person’s phone is located can reveal sensitive information, like when they go to the doctor or psychologist, what political activities. (a) "Immediate family" means a law enforcement official's spouse, child, or parent or any other blood relative who lives in the same residence as the law enforcement official.

(a.5) "Law enforcement official" means a peace officer as described in sectionC.R.S., a judge as defined by section (3), or a prosecutor. TELEPHONE RECORDS AND PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF -- (House of Representatives - Ap ) and law enforcement officers.

for your leadership to protect consumers. We look forward to working with you toward effective, enforceable consumer phone record privacy legislation.

As required by law. With your approval. While providing the service for which the customer information was obtained. Your telephone company may only release your customer information to you upon request, with certain protections: Password for phone or online requests; Valid photo identification if your request is made in person.

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(a) law enforcement access when only some information in a record is subject to disclosure; and (b) the use and dissemination of information by law enforcement when a third party provides more information, including more protected information, than was requested.

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Records may be disclosed to another agency or to an instrumentality of any governmental jurisdiction within or under the control of the United States Government for a civil or criminal law enforcement activity if the activity is authorized by law and if the head of the agency or instrumentality has made a written request to the agency which.

§ Disclosure of law-enforcement and criminal records; limitations. Records required to be released. All public bodies engaged in criminal law-enforcement activities shall provide the following records when requested in accordance with the provisions of this chapter: 1.

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The Freedom of Information Act. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) generally provides that any person has the right to request access to federal agency records or information except to the extent the records are protected from disclosure by any of nine exemptions contained in the law or by one of three special law enforcement record exclusions.

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The Public Safety. Where it applies, the Act requires law enforcement officials to instead rely on compliance with a subpoena duces tecum 5 or the target’s voluntary cooperation to gain access to information from reporters and others.

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There are two versions of the legislation that are. Inthe FBI issued a warning that infiltration by groups such as the KKK into law enforcement agencies could present a security risk. Bethania Palma Published 27 September Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act consent in a reasonable time after the informa­ tion was collected, the operator must delete the information from its records.

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TCEQ now accepting applications for TERP Emissions Reduction Incentive Grants Program. such interceptions for law enforcement purposes.3 The second, the Stored Communications Act, focuses on the privacy of, and government access to, stored electronic communications.

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