(legal term) Introduced by U.S. Representative Cliff Stearns, R-FL, on May 8, 2002. On May 17, 2002, it was sent to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce and to the Committee on International Relations. On September 24, 2002, it was sent to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection. A hearing was then held in the House Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection. The bill was reintroduced in the following two Congresses. The last reported action was a referral to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection on March 22, 2005. Center for Democracy and Technology (CDT). Legislation Affecting the Internet. [Online, July 28, 2004.] CDT Website. http://www.cdt.org/legislation/107th/ wiretaps/.