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Apr 14, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 26, 1999
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 26, 1999.
Senator from Montana
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Last Updated: Oct 13, 1999
Length: 5 pages
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.
8/4/1999--Reported to Senate amended.Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to direct the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and any agency or entity ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 800 — 106th Congress: Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/s800
“S. 800 — 106th Congress: Wireless Communications and Public Safety Act of 1999.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. October 6, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/s800>
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