Feb 2, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on February 24, 1999 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Illinois's 20th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 25, 1999
Length: 11 pages
- See Instead:
S. 800 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 26, 1999
About the bill
To promote and enhance public safety through use of 911 as the universal emergency assistance number, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 76 (106th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Links & tools
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 438 — 106th Congress: Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr438
“H.R. 438 — 106th Congress: Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. September 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr438>
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