New Cosponsor — Jul 22, 2010
New Cosponsor: Rep. A. Dutch Ruppersberger [D-MD2]
The bill now has 54 cosponsors (43 Republicans, 11 Democrats).
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.
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 >
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. (2015). 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. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr560>
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