WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill to combat illegal robocalls hounding Americans across the country.
Included in this legislative package is a bill introduced by Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH5), the STOP Robocalls Act, that gives phone companies and the Federal Communications Commission the tools they need to fight back against robocalls.
Latta said, “We’re proud of this overwhelming vote by the House to pass the Pallone-Thune TRACED Act today. This legislation combats the robocall epidemic by ensuring every call Americans receive will be verified and can be blocked at no extra cost to consumers. It also gives the Federal Communications Commission and law enforcement the authority to quickly go after scammers. The American people are demanding relief from these calls, and the House has delivered. We look forward to quick Senate action on this bill so it can be sent to the President’s desk for his signature.”