00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 308(JUD) am
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) This section does not apply to
07 (1) law enforcement agencies of the federal government, the state
08 government, or a municipality; or
09 (2) intelligence or security agencies of the federal government.
10 (c) A person who knowingly inserts false information into a caller
11 identification system is guilty of a class B misdemeanor.
12 (d) In this section,
13 (1) "caller" means a person who places a call by a telephone or over a
14 telephone line, even if the person begins the call on a computer;
15 (2) "caller identification system" means a listing of a caller's name,
01 telephone number, or name and telephone number that is shown to a recipient of a call
02 when the recipient answers;
03 (3) "insert" means insert by voice communication, by written
04 communication, or by otherwise entering into a computer;
05 (4) "knowingly" has the meaning given in AS 11.81.900.
06 * Sec. 2. AS 45.50.471(b) is amended by adding a new paragraph to read:
07 (51) violating AS 45.45.940 (false caller identification).