New Cosponsor — Jul 22, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. A. Dutch Ruppersberger [D-MD2]
The bill now has 54 cosponsors (43 Republicans, 11 Democrats).
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Jan 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 15, 2009
Length: 8 pages
Passed Senate — Oct 5, 2009
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to permit targeted interference with mobile radio services within prison facilities.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 251 (111th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.R. 560 (111th).
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.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 560 — 111th Congress: Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr560
“H.R. 560 — 111th Congress: Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr560>
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