S. 376 (106th): Open-market Reorganization for the Betterment of International Telecommunications Act

Introduced:

Feb 4, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 17, 2000

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 17, 2000.

Law:

Pub.L. 106-180

Sponsor:

Conrad Burns

Senator from Montana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 11, 2000
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend the Communications Satellite Act of 1962 to promote competition and privatization in satellite communications, and for other purposes.

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History

Feb 4, 1999
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 5, 1999
 
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.

Jul 1, 1999
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 10, 1999
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 10, 1999
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Mar 2, 2000
 
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate

A conference committee was formed, comprising members of both the House and Senate, to resolve the differences in how each chamber passed the bill. The Senate approved the committee's report proposing the final form of the bill for consideration in both chambers. The House must also approve the conference report. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 9, 2000
 
Conference Report Agreed to by House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 17, 2000
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 376”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
19 cosponsors (10R, 9D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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