HR 2168

112th CONGRESS
1st Session

H. R. 2168

To amend title 18, United States Code, to specify the circumstances in which a person may acquire geolocation information and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

June 14, 2011

Mr. CHAFFETZ (for himself and Mr. GOODLATTE) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Select Committee on Intelligence (Permanent Select), for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned


A BILL

To amend title 18, United States Code, to specify the circumstances in which a person may acquire geolocation information and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLES.

SEC. 2. PROTECTION OF GEOLOCATION INFORMATION.

`CHAPTER 120--GEOLOCATION INFORMATION

`Sec. 2601. Definitions

`Sec. 2602. Interception and disclosure of geolocation information

`Sec. 2603. Prohibition of use as evidence of acquired geolocation information

`Sec. 2604. Emergency situation exception

`Sec. 2605. Recovery of civil damages authorized

2601'.

SEC. 3. REQUIREMENT FOR SEARCH WARRANTS TO ACQUIRE GEOLOCATION INFORMATION.

SEC. 4. FRAUD AND RELATED ACTIVITY IN CONNECTION WITH OBTAINING GEOLOCATION INFORMATION.

SEC. 5. STATEMENT OF EXCLUSIVE MEANS OF ACQUIRING GEOLOCATION INFORMATION.

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