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Feb 2, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
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.
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Last Updated: Feb 25, 1999
Length: 11 pages
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 26, 1999
To promote and enhance public safety through use of 911 as the universal emergency assistance number, and for other purposes.
2/24/1999--Passed House amended.Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) (and any other agency or entity ... Read more >
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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.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 438”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 26, 1999
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 24, 1999
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr438>
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