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Video Clip: House Passes Bill Addressing Illegal Robocalls and Scams

Description

With a vote of 417-3, the House of Representatives passed the Pallone-Thune Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act, named after its sponsors in the House and Senate, Rep. Frank Pallone (D-NJ) and Sen. John Thune (R-SD). The bill addresses illegal robocalls and gives law enforces and regulators more tools to target scammers. During the debate, Rep. Pallone (D-NJ) and Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) spoke about the contents of the bill and their support for it.

5 minutes

Keywords

  • Bicameral
  • Bipartisan
  • Call Blocking
  • Caller Id
  • Consumer
  • Department Of Justice
  • Federal Communications Commission
  • Fraud
  • Robocall
  • Scam
  • Spoofing

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