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Key Votes

S 877 - Reduction of SPAM bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Steve Rothman voted Yea (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

Read statements Steve Rothman made in this general time period.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) - Became Public Law No. 108-187 -
Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (Senate) -
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE PASSED BY UNANIMOUS CONSENT, MEANING NO MEMBER OBJECTED TO THE PASSAGE OF THE VOTE. THIS DOES NOT NECESSARILY INDICATE THAT ALL MEMBERS FAVORED THE VOTE'S OUTCOME.

Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (392-5) - (Key vote)

Title: Reduction of SPAM bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that expresses the need for regulating SPAM.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits sending mass emails to randomly generated email addresses.
  • Allows for criminal prosecution of individuals who send these emails.
Note:

NOTE: THIS VOTE WAS TAKEN UNDER A SUSPENSION OF THE RULES TO CUT OFF DEBATE EARLY AND VOTE TO PASS THE BILL, THEREBY REQUIRING A TWO-THIRDS MAJORITY FOR PASSAGE.

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (97-0) - (Key vote)
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Reduction of SPAM bill

Sponsors

  • Conrad R. Burns (MT - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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