A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to make efforts to reduce telephone rates for Armed Forces personnel deployed overseas.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Alaska. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 12, 2006
Length: 2 pages
Apr 26, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 22, 2006
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 22, 2006.
Apr 26, 2006
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Dec 6, 2006
Passed Senate (House next)
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
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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