S. 1492 (110th): Broadband Data Improvement Act

Introduced:

May 24, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 10, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 10, 2008.

Law:

Pub.L. 110-385

Sponsor:

Daniel Inouye

Senator from Hawaii

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 1, 2008
Length: 10 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to improve the quality of federal and state data regarding the availability and quality of broadband services and to promote the deployment of affordable broadband services to all parts of the Nation.

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History

May 24, 2007
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jul 19, 2007
 
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.

Sep 26, 2008
 
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.

Sep 27, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

Sep 29, 2008
 
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.

Sep 29, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

Sep 30, 2008
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

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 by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 10, 2008
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1492”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
22 cosponsors (17D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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

Related Bills

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

S. 1965 (Related)
Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act

Passed Senate
Last Action: May 22, 2008

H.R. 3893 (Related)
Connect America Now Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Oct 18, 2007

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