Congressional Roll Call: Nov. 18, 2016


Congressional Roll Call: Nov. 18, 2016

Here’s a look at how members of Congress voted over the previous week.
House
Banning Spoofing Calls: The House has passed the Anti-Spoofing Act (H.R. 2669), sponsored by Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y. The bill would extend to calls that come from outside the U.S. a ban on phone calls and text messages that display inaccurate caller identification information on recipients’ phones, in order to mislead the recipient into providing financial and other information about themselves. Meng said the growth of spoofing calls from overseas has enabled the theft of millions of dollars from Americans, making the extension …

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