To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require providers of a covered service to provide call location information concerning the telecommunications device of a user of such service to an investigative or law enforcement officer in an emergency situation involving risk of death or serious physical injury or in order to respond to the user's call for emergency services.
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Mar 23, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on May 23, 2016.
Representative for Kansas's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: May 23, 2016
Length: 6 pages
Earlier Version — Ordered Reported
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1575 (113th).
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H.R. 4889 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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