H.R. 5252 (109th): Advanced Telecommunications and Opportunities Reform Act

To promote the deployment of broadband networks and services.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



May 1, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

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.


Joe Barton

Representative for Texas's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2006
Length: 288 pages


May 1, 2006

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 17, 2006
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.

Jun 8, 2006
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Sep 29, 2006
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by Senate Committee.

H.R. 5252 (109th) 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 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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