H.R. 1575 (113th): Kelsey Smith Act

Introduced:

Apr 15, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 30, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Kevin Yoder
Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 2, 2015
Length: 6 pages

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.

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Related Bills

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S. 721 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 15, 2013

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 1575” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Apr 15, 2013
Reported by Committee
Jul 30, 2014

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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