Summary

A bill to address voluntary location tracking of electronic communications devices, and for other purposes. Read More

Status

This bill was introduced on Dec 13, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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A BILL

To address voluntary location tracking of electronic communications devices, and for other purposes.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Location Privacy Protection Act of 2011''.

SEC. 2. DEFINITION.

In this Act, the term ``geolocation information'' has the meaning given that term in section 2713 of title 18, United States Code, as added by this Act.

SEC. 3. VOLUNTARY LOCATION TRACKING OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS DEVICES.

(a) In General.--Chapter 121 of title 18, United States Code, is amended by adding at the end the following: ``Sec. 2713. Voluntary location tracking of electronic communications devices ``(a) Definitions.--In this section-- ``(1) the term `covered entity' means a nongovernmental individual or entity engaged in the business, in or affecting interstate or foreign commerce, of offering or providing a service to electronic communications devices, including, but not limited to, offering or providing electronic communication service, remote computing service, or geolocation information service; ``(2) the term `electronic communications device' means any device that-- ``(A) enables access to, or use of, an electronic communications system, electronic communication service, remote computing service, or geolocation information service; and ``(B) is designed or intended to be carried by or on the person of an individual or travel with the individual, including, but not limited to, a vehicle the individual drives; ``(3) the term `express authorization' means express affirmative consent after receiving clear and prominent notice that-- ``(A)...

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Bill Summary

A bill to address voluntary location tracking of electronic communications devices, and for other purposes.

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