Reported by Committee — Feb 9, 2016
Last Action: Placed on the House Calendar, Calendar No. 89.
Explanation: The committees assigned to this resolution sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 9, 2016.
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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.
Representative for Illinois's 20th congressional district
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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.
The bill’s title was 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.
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 26, 1999
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 24, 1999
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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. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr438>
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