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May 1, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 8, 2006 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2006
Length: 288 pages
To promote the deployment of broadband networks and services.
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. 850 (109th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.
Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5252”). 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.
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 8, 2006
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 1, 2006
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5252 — 109th Congress: Advanced Telecommunications and Opportunities Reform Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5252
“H.R. 5252 — 109th Congress: Advanced Telecommunications and Opportunities Reform Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2006. February 11, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr5252>
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