H.R. 560 (111th): Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009


Jan 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on January 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kevin Brady

Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2009
Length: 8 pages

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S. 251 (same title)
Passed Senate — Oct 5, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to permit targeted interference with mobile radio services within prison facilities.

Summary (CRS)

1/15/2009--Introduced.Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to authorize the director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons or the chief executive officer of a ... Read more >

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Jan 15, 2009

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 560”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


54 cosponsors (43R, 11D) (show)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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S. 251 (identical)

Passed Senate
Last Action: Oct 5, 2009

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