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S. 1657 - ECPA Modernization Act of 2017

Crime and law enforcement. 115th Congress (2017-2018) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers and for geolocation information in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

ECPA Modernization Act of 2017

S. 1657 — 115th Congress (2017–2018)

Summary
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers and for geolocation information in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to update the privacy protections for electronic communications information that is stored by third-party service providers and for geolocation information in order to protect consumer privacy interests while meeting law enforcement needs, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • ECPA Modernization Act of 2017
  • ECPA Modernization Act of 2017
  • ECPA Modernization Act of 2017
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Crime and law enforcement
  • Administrative remedies
  • Business records
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer affairs
  • Criminal investigation, prosecution, interrogation
  • Criminal justice information and records
  • Evidence and witnesses
  • Intelligence activities, surveillance, classified information
  • Internet and video services
  • Law enforcement officers
  • Right of privacy
  • Telephone and wireless communication
Related Bills
    Major Actions
    Introduced7/27/2017
    Bill History

    There have been no votes on this bill.

    ActionDateDescription
    Introduced7/27/2017
    7/27/2017Introduced in Senate
    7/27/2017Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
    NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

    Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

    $1,421,514
    $55,350
    $10,650
    $953,108
    $4,734,324
    $14,205,818
    $734,813
    $63,882,327
    $614,265
    $86,612,169
    $0
    15 Organizations Support and 0 Oppose; See Which Ones

    Organizations that took a position on
    ECPA Modernization Act of 2017

    15 organizations support this bill

    BSA - The Software Alliance
    BSA (2017, July 27). BSA | The Software Alliance Welcomes the Senate’s Bipartisan ECPA Reform Bill. Retrieved July 31, 2017, from BSA - The Software Alliance.
    Citizens Against Government Waste
    CAGW (2017, July 27). ECPA Modernization Act of 2017 Introduced. Retrieved July 31, 2017, from CAGW.
    Computer & Communications Industry Association
    Greenfield, Heather (2017, July 27). CCIA Applauds Senate For Introducing Updated Privacy Standards For Electronic Communications And Geolocation Information. Retrieved July 31, 2017, from CCIA.
    Consumer Technology Association
    CTA (2017, July 27). CTA Applauds Senate for Bipartisan ECPA Reform Bill. Retrieved July 31, 2017, from CTA.
    Electronic Frontier Foundation
    Cope, Sophia (2017, July 27). EFF Supports Senate Email and Location Privacy Bill. Retrieved August 1, 2017, from EFF.
    FreedomWorks
    Brandon, Adam (2017, July 31). Support the ECPA Modernization Act, S. 1657. Retrieved August 1, 2017, from FreedomWorks.
    Information Technology and Innovation Foundation
    ITIF (2017, July 27). ITIF Welcomes Introduction of ECPA Reforms to Safeguard Privacy and Fourth Amendment Protections on Digital Content. Retrieved July 31, 2017, from ITIF.
    Institute for Policy Innovation
    IPI (2017, July 26). ECPA Modernization Critical for Protecting Fourth Amendment Rights. Retrieved August 1, 2017, from IPI.
    Internet Association
    Internet Association (2017, July 28). Statement On The Introduction Of The ECPA Modernization Act of 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2017, from Internet Association.
    Microsoft
    Humphries, Fred (2017, July 27). The Senate takes an important step on ECPA reform. Retrieved August 1, 2017, from Microsoft.
    National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
    NACDL (2017, July 27). Nation’s Criminal Defense Bar Welcomes Introduction of Bipartisan Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) Modernization Act of 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2017, from NACDL.
    NetChoice
    Szabo, Carl (2017, July 27). NetChoice Welcomes the ECPA Modernization Act of 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2017, from NetChoice.
    Niskanen Center
    Hagemann, Ryan (2017, July 27). ECPA REFORM IS HERE AGAIN. Retrieved July 31, 2017, from Niskanen Center.
    R Street Institute
    Godwin, Mike (2017, July 27). Great ECPA expectations. Retrieved August 1, 2017, from R Street Institute.
    TechFreedom
    TechFreedom (2017, July 27). Bipartisan Bill Would Protect Americans From Warrantless Searches. Retrieved July 31, 2017, from TechFreedom.

    0 organizations oppose this bill

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    Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 115th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
    Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

    Contributions by Legislator

    Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$256,127$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$689,815$0
    John BarrassoRWY$152,716$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,668,712$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$911,229$0
    Roy BluntRMO$743,312$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,138,132$0
    John BoozmanRAR$144,890$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,808,504$0
    Richard BurrRNC$714,318$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$759,024$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$604,451$0
    Ben CardinDMD$407,890$0
    Tom CarperDDE$282,532$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$1,687,613$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$679,992$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$380,825$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$376,356$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$921,360$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$449,697$0
    John CornynRTX$810,403$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,010,700$0
    Tom CottonRAR$1,693,879$0
    Mike CrapoRID$266,238$0
    Ted CruzRTX$2,915,506$0
    Steve DainesRMT$474,685$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$775,430$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,158,785$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,100,574$0
    Mike EnziRWY$87,477$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$246,106$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$550,068$0
    Deb FischerRNE$372,008$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,670,876$0
    Al FrankenDMN$1,047,882$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$763,613$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,110,251$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$918,877$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$564,645$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$1,774,285$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$971,202$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$568,109$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$694,079$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$548,988$0
    Dean HellerRNV$501,102$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$631,618$0
    John HoevenRND$99,163$0
    Jim InhofeROK$195,474$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$536,480$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,238,311$0
    Tim KaineDVA$2,397,434$0
    John KennedyRLA$253,500$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$274,036$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$669,078$0
    James LankfordROK$354,530$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$625,569$0
    Mike LeeRUT$1,155,405$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$335,716$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$1,443,280$0
    John McCainRAZ$706,701$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,950,769$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,390,713$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,277,164$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$455,753$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$220,151$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$330,501$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$855,543$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$983,334$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,652,723$0
    Rand PaulRKY$710,383$0
    David PerdueRGA$498,890$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$1,149,689$0
    Rob PortmanROH$1,353,948$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$337,520$0
    Jim RischRID$115,037$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$413,739$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$202,041$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,566,128$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$79,483$0
    Ben SasseRNE$888,661$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$900,546$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,846,952$0
    Tim ScottRSC$819,294$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$667,986$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$247,300$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$612,553$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$893,934$0
    Jon TesterDMT$1,161,332$0
    John ThuneRSD$511,143$0
    Thom TillisRNC$708,473$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,450,480$0
    Tom UdallDNM$625,986$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$2,776,764$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,404,960$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,132,131$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$630,925$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$185,815$0
    Ron WydenDOR$850,026$0
    Todd YoungRIN$463,841$0

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    Legislator Filters
    NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
    That Support
    $ From Interest Groups
    That Oppose
    Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$256,127$0
    Tammy BaldwinDWI$689,815$0
    John BarrassoRWY$152,716$0
    Michael F. BennetDCO$1,668,712$0
    Richard BlumenthalDCT$911,229$0
    Roy BluntRMO$743,312$0
    Cory A. BookerDNJ$2,138,132$0
    John BoozmanRAR$144,890$0
    Sherrod BrownDOH$1,808,504$0
    Richard BurrRNC$714,318$0
    Maria CantwellDWA$759,024$0
    Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$604,451$0
    Ben CardinDMD$407,890$0
    Tom CarperDDE$282,532$0
    Bob CaseyDPA$1,687,613$0
    Bill CassidyRLA$679,992$0
    William Thad CochranRMS$380,825$0
    Susan M. CollinsRME$376,356$0
    Christopher A. CoonsDDE$921,360$0
    Bob CorkerRTN$449,697$0
    John CornynRTX$810,403$0
    Catherine Cortez MastoDNV$1,010,700$0
    Tom CottonRAR$1,693,879$0
    Mike CrapoRID$266,238$0
    Ted CruzRTX$2,915,506$0
    Steve DainesRMT$474,685$0
    Joe DonnellyDIN$775,430$0
    Tammy DuckworthDIL$1,158,785$0
    Dick DurbinDIL$1,100,574$0
    Mike EnziRWY$87,477$0
    Joni ErnstRIA$246,106$0
    Dianne FeinsteinDCA$550,068$0
    Deb FischerRNE$372,008$0
    Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,670,876$0
    Al FrankenDMN$1,047,882$0
    Cory GardnerRCO$763,613$0
    Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,110,251$0
    Lindsey GrahamRSC$918,877$0
    Chuck GrassleyRIA$564,645$0
    Kamala D. HarrisDCA$1,774,285$0
    Margaret Wood HassanDNH$971,202$0
    Orrin G. HatchRUT$568,109$0
    Martin HeinrichDNM$694,079$0
    Heidi HeitkampDND$548,988$0
    Dean HellerRNV$501,102$0
    Mazie K. HironoDHI$631,618$0
    John HoevenRND$99,163$0
    Jim InhofeROK$195,474$0
    Johnny IsaksonRGA$536,480$0
    Ron JohnsonRWI$1,238,311$0
    Tim KaineDVA$2,397,434$0
    John KennedyRLA$253,500$0
    Angus S. King, Jr.IME$274,036$0
    Amy KlobucharDMN$669,078$0
    James LankfordROK$354,530$0
    Patrick J. LeahyDVT$625,569$0
    Mike LeeRUT$1,155,405$0
    Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$335,716$0
    Ed MarkeyDMA$1,443,280$0
    John McCainRAZ$706,701$0
    Claire McCaskillDMO$1,950,769$0
    Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$1,390,713$0
    Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,277,164$0
    Jeff MerkleyDOR$455,753$0
    Jerry MoranRKS$220,151$0
    Lisa MurkowskiRAK$330,501$0
    Chris MurphyDCT$855,543$0
    Patty MurrayDWA$983,334$0
    Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$1,652,723$0
    Rand PaulRKY$710,383$0
    David PerdueRGA$498,890$0
    Gary C. PetersDMI$1,149,689$0
    Rob PortmanROH$1,353,948$0
    John "Jack" ReedDRI$337,520$0
    Jim RischRID$115,037$0
    Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$413,739$0
    Mike RoundsRSD$202,041$0
    Marco RubioRFL$1,566,128$0
    Bernie SandersIVT$79,483$0
    Ben SasseRNE$888,661$0
    Brian SchatzDHI$900,546$0
    Chuck SchumerDNY$1,846,952$0
    Tim ScottRSC$819,294$0
    Jeanne ShaheenDNH$667,986$0
    Richard C. ShelbyRAL$247,300$0
    Debbie StabenowDMI$612,553$0
    Luther StrangeRAL$0$0
    Dan SullivanRAK$893,934$0
    Jon TesterDMT$1,161,332$0
    John ThuneRSD$511,143$0
    Thom TillisRNC$708,473$0
    Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$2,450,480$0
    Tom UdallDNM$625,986$0
    Chris Van HollenDMD$2,776,764$0
    Mark R. WarnerDVA$1,404,960$0
    Elizabeth WarrenDMA$2,132,131$0
    Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$630,925$0
    Roger F. WickerRMS$185,815$0
    Ron WydenDOR$850,026$0
    Todd YoungRIN$463,841$0

    Interest Groups that support this bill

    $ Donated
    Attorneys & law firms$63,882,327
    Republican/Conservative$14,205,818
    Computer software$4,734,324
    Electronics manufacturing & services$1,421,514
    Computer manufacture & services$953,108
    Vendors$734,813
    Internet & Online Services$614,265
    Fiscal & tax policy$55,350
    Consumer groups$10,650

    Interest Groups that oppose this bill

    $ Donated
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