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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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.
Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 2, 2015
Length: 6 pages
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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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