H.R. 3676 (113th): Prohibiting In-Flight Voice Communications on Mobile Wireless Devices Act of 2013


Dec 9, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on February 11, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Shuster

Representative for Pennsylvania's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 30, 2014
Length: 6 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To establish a prohibition on certain cell phone voice communications during passenger flights, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/30/2014--Reported to House without amendment.Prohibiting In-Flight Voice Communications on Mobile Wireless Devices Act of 2013 - Directs the Secretary of Transportation (DOT) to issue regulations prohibiting an individual on an ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 9, 2013

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 11, 2014
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3676”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


33 cosponsors (18R, 15D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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