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HB 308: "An Act relating to false caller identification."

00                             HOUSE BILL NO. 308                                                                          
01 "An Act relating to false caller identification."                                                                       
02 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
03    * Section 1.  AS 45.45 is amended by adding a new section to read:                                                 
04            Sec. 45.45.940.  False caller identification.  (a)  A person may not knowingly                             
05       insert false information into a caller identification system.                                                     
06            (b)  A person who knowingly inserts false information into a caller                                          
07       identification system is guilty of a class B misdemeanor.                                                         
08            (c)  In this section,                                                                                        
09                 (1)  "caller" means a person who places a call by a telephone or over a                                 
10       telephone line, even if the person begins the call on a computer;                                                 
11                 (2)  "caller identification system" means a listing of a caller's name,                                 
12       telephone number, or name and telephone number that is shown to a recipient of a call                             
13       when the recipient answers;                                                                                       
14                 (3)  "insert" means insert by voice communication, by written                                           
15       communication, or by typing into a computer;                                                                      
01                 (4)  "knowingly" has the meaning given in AS 11.81.900.                                                 
02    * Sec. 2.  AS 45.50.471(b) is amended by adding a new paragraph to read:                                           
03                 (51)  violating AS 45.45.940 (false caller identification).