S. 1268 (109th): SAVE LIVES Act


Jun 20, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 20, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John McCain

Senator from Arizona



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Last Updated: Jun 20, 2005
Length: 25 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to expedite the transition to digital television while helping consumers to continue to use their analog televisions.

Summary (CRS)

6/20/2005--Introduced.Spectrum Availability for Emergency-Response and Law-Enforcement to Improve Vital Emergency Services Act or SAVE LIVES Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to extend through December 31, 2008 (currently, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 20, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1268”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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