S 771 IS

105th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 771

To regulate the transmission of unsolicited commercial electronic mail, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

 

May 21, 1997

Mr. MURKOWSKI introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

 


A BILL

To regulate the transmission of unsolicited commercial electronic mail, and for other purposes.

 

 

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

 

 

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 3. REQUIREMENTS RELATING TO TRANSMISSIONS OF UNSOLICITED COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 4. FEDERAL REGULATION OF UNSOLICITED COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MAIL.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 5. ACTIONS BY STATES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 6. INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 7. RECEIPT OF TRANSMISSIONS BY PRIVATE PERSONS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 8. ACTIONS BY PRIVATE PERSONS.

 

in a district court of the United States against a person who has violated the provision. Such an action may be brought to enjoin the violation, to enforce compliance with the provision, to obtain damages, or to obtain such further and other relief as the court considers appropriate.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 9. RELATION TO STATE LAWS.

 

 

 

SEC. 10. DEFINITIONS.