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


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

About the bill

Full Title

To promote the deployment of broadband networks and services.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 850 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Jun 8, 2006

S. 2686 (Related)
Communications, Consumer’s Choice, and Broadband Deployment Act of 2006

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 1, 2006

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5252” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 1, 2006
Reported by Committee
May 17, 2006
Passed House
Jun 8, 2006
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55 cosponsors (36R, 19D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Jun 8, 2006 9:14 p.m.
Agreed to 353/68
Jun 8, 2006 9:22 p.m.
Failed 152/269
Jun 8, 2006 10:05 p.m.
Passed 321/101

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