H.R. 2898 (108th): E-911 Implementation Act of 2003


Jul 25, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 4, 2003 but was never passed by the Senate.


John Shimkus

Representative for Illinois's 19th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 9, 2003
Length: 11 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To improve homeland security, public safety, and citizen activated emergency response capabilities through the use of enhanced 911 wireless services, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

E-911 Implementation Act of 2003 - Amends the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to direct the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the Administrator of ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 25, 2003

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 1, 2003
Reported by Committee

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Nov 4, 2003
Passed House

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

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2898”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


42 cosponsors (29D, 13R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 5419 (Related)
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Adminstration Organization Act to facilitate the reallocation ...

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 23, 2004

S. 1250 (Related)
Enhanced 911 Emergency Communications Act of 2003

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jul 17, 2003

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