S. 251 (111th): Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009
Jan 15, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on October 5, 2009 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Texas
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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2009
Length: 21 pages
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A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to permit targeted interference with mobile radio services within prison facilities.
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 15, 2009
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13 cosponsors (7R, 5D, 1I) (show)(joined Jan 15, 2009)(joined Feb 9, 2009)(joined Feb 9, 2009)(joined Feb 9, 2009)(joined Feb 27, 2009)(joined Apr 20, 2009)(joined Jun 4, 2009)(joined Jul 15, 2009)(joined Jul 16, 2009)(joined Jul 16, 2009)(joined Jul 23, 2009)(joined Jul 23, 2009)(joined Aug 4, 2009)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 251 — 111th Congress: Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s251
“S. 251 — 111th Congress: Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. March 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s251>
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