S. 800 (106th): Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999

A bill to promote and enhance public safety through the use of 9-1-1 as the universal emergency assistance number, further deployment of wireless 9-1-1 service, support of States in upgrading 9-1-1 capabilities and related functions, encouragement of construction and operation of seamless, ubiquitous, and reliable networks for personal wireless services, and for other purposes.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 14, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 1999

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 26, 1999.

Law:

Pub.L. 106-81

Sponsor:

Conrad Burns

Senator from Montana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 13, 1999
Length: 5 pages

History

Apr 14, 1999
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 23, 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.

Aug 5, 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.

Oct 12, 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.

Oct 26, 1999
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 800 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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