Senate passes anti-robocalling bill as FCC prepares to vote on new rules next month

Senate passes anti-robocalling bill as FCC prepares to vote on new rules next month


The FCC is expected to vote on new rules against robocalling during its next open meeting on June 6. In the lead-up to that decision, the Senate has taken up one of its own to lay out the groundwork for how the FCC will carry out its intentions. The Telephone Robocall Abuse Criminal Enforcement and Deterrence (TRACED) Act passed yesterday by a vote of 97-1.



It was introduced by Sens. Senator John Thune (R-S.D.) and Ed Markey (D-Mass.) and generated bipartisan support from 83 co-sponsoring members by the time it came up for a final vote.

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