H.R. 6553 (112th): To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to add an additional purpose to section 1 of such Act.


Sep 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Sullivan

Representative for Oklahoma's 1st congressional district



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About the bill

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2012--Introduced.Expands the purposes of the Communications Act of 1934 to include a requirement that the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) execute and enforce such Act to make communications networks more secure, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 21, 2012

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 6553”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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