S 875 IS

105th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 875

To promote online commerce and communications, to protect consumers and service providers from the misuse of computer facilities by others sending bulk unsolicited electronic mail over such facilities, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

 

June 11, 1997

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

 


A BILL

To promote online commerce and communications, to protect consumers and service providers from the misuse of computer facilities by others sending bulk unsolicited electronic mail over such facilities, and for other purposes.

 

 

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

 

 

SEC. 2. FINDINGS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 3. PROHIBITION ON CERTAIN ACTIVITIES THAT MISAPPROPRIATE THE RESOURCES OF ONLINE SERVICE PROVIDERS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 4. RECOVERY OF CIVIL DAMAGES.

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 5. STATE LAW.

 

 

SEC. 6. FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION STUDY INTO EFFECTS OF UNSOLICITED ELECTRONIC MAIL.

 

 

SEC. 7. DEFINITIONS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SEC. 8. EFFECTIVE DATE.