About the bill
- Full Title
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require a provider of a commercial mobile service or an IP-enabled voice service to provide call location information concerning the user of such a service to law enforcement agencies in order to respond to a call for emergency services or in an emergency situation that involves risk of death or serious physical harm.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reintroduced Bill — Failed in the House Under Suspension
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4889.
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
- Subject Areas
- Related Bills
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.H.R. 4889 (114th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Failed Under Suspension
Last Action: May 23, 2016S. 721 (identical)
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1575 — 113th Congress: Kelsey Smith Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1575
“H.R. 1575 — 113th Congress: Kelsey Smith Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. June 29, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1575>
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