H.R. 1123 (113th): Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act


Mar 13, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Enacted as S. 517 (companion bill)

Bob Goodlatte

Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Feb 26, 2014
Length: 6 pages

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S. 517 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 1, 2014

About the bill

Full Title

To promote consumer choice and wireless competition by permitting consumers to unlock mobile wireless devices, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

2/25/2014--Passed House amended.Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act - Repeals a Library of Congress (LOC) rulemaking determination, made upon the recommendation of the Register of Copyrights, regarding the circumvention ... Read more >

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Mar 13, 2013

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Jul 31, 2013
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Feb 25, 2014
Passed House

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1123”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


10 cosponsors (7D, 3R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Feb 25, 2014 7:09 p.m.
Passed 295/114

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S. 517 (identical)

Enacted — Signed by the President
Aug 1, 2014

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