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House Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 1:39:05 to 1:41:45
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Lamar S. Smith

1:39:03 to 1:39:24( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: member and the entire jud committee for the work that's gone into this measure. i urge its support and reserve the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves the balance of his time. the gentleman from texas. mr. smith: i yield myself such time as i may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman is recognized.

Lamar S. Smith

1:39:05 to 1:41:45( Edit History Discussion )
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Lamar S. Smith

1:39:25 to 1:39:46( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: mr. smith: h.r. 1110 addrses caller i.d. spoofing. spoofing is a obtaining a victim's personal and financial information to commit identity theft and other similar fraud. it involves masking caller i.d. information to make a fraudulent telephone call to a recipient. those who engage in spoofing use incorrect, fake, or

Lamar S. Smith

1:39:47 to 1:40:07( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: fraudulent caller identification to hide their identity and then obtain personal information from the victim. divulge their names, adresses or social security numbers under the mistaken belief that the caller represents a bank, credit card company or even a court of law. all too often a person does not

Lamar S. Smith

1:40:08 to 1:40:29( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: know that their identity has been stolen until it's too late and the damage has been done. this legislation will help law enforcement officials stop identity thieve biscuiting off their means of obtaining information. spoofing not only victimizes the phone call recipient but invades the privacy of those individuals whose caller i.d.

Lamar S. Smith

1:40:30 to 1:40:51( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: is used to mask the fraudulent calls. to address this, the phone act specifically prohibits the use of an act i.d. information for spoofing. though the technology need to spoof has been available for some time, it previously required specialized equipment. now an identity theft can

Lamar S. Smith

1:40:52 to 1:41:14( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: simply purchase internet telephone equipment or use a website set up for spoofing. the phone act imposes penalties for this. this legislation will help end telephone fraud, protect consumers from harassme

Lamar S. Smith

1:41:15 to 1:41:35( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: protect consumers and their personally identifiable information from identity thieves. similar legislation passed the congresses so i urge my colleagues to support this bill and yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back. the gentleman from michigan. mr. conyers: i have no other requests for speakers and i

Lamar S. Smith

1:41:36 to 1:41:45( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from michigan yields back. the question is, will the house suspend the rules and pass h.r. 1110 a

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