S Amdt 3263 - Phone Recording Amendment - National Key Vote

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Title: Phone Recording Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to table an amendment that makes it illegal to record or intercept a phone conversation.


  • Permits taped conversations if all parties give consent.
  • Allows taped conversations if the person is an employer engaged in lawful electronic monitoring of his or her employees' communications while working.
  • Permits taped conversations if the communication coveys threats of physical harm, harassment, or intimidation.
  • Authorizes taped conversations for use in criminal investigations