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Key Votes

S Amdt 3263 - Phone Recording Amendment - Key Vote

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Stage Details

Amendment - Amendment Rejected (Senate) (50-50) - (Key vote)

Title: Phone Recording Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that makes it illegal to record or intercept a phone conversation.

  • Permits taped conversations if all parties give consent.
  • Allows taped conversations if the person is an employer engaged in lawful electronic monitoring of his or her employees' communications while working.
  • Permits taped conversations if the communication coveys threats of physical harm, harassment, or intimidation.
  • Authorizes taped conversations for use in criminal investigations
Amendment - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Phone Recording Amendment


  • Dale Bumpers (AR - D) (Out Of Office)
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