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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 2, 2015
Length: 6 pages
Apr 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 30, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Apr 15, 2013
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 29, 2014
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
Jul 30, 2014
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
May 23, 2016
Reintroduced Bill — Failed in the House Under Suspension
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 4889 (114th).
H.R. 1575 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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