S. 2653 (109th): Call Home Act of 2006

A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to make efforts to reduce telephone rates for Armed Forces personnel deployed overseas.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 26, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-459

Sponsor:

Ted Stevens

Senator from Alaska

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 12, 2006
Length: 2 pages

History

Apr 26, 2006
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Dec 6, 2006
 
Passed Senate

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

Dec 9, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 22, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 2653 (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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