H.R. 5525: End Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act of 2016


Jun 16, 2016


Failed Under Suspension on Jun 21, 2016

This bill is provisionally dead due to a failed vote on June 21, 2016 under a fast-track procedure called "suspension." It may or may not get another vote.


Austin Scott

Representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
Length: 3 pages


33% chance of being enacted (details)

About the bill

Full Title

To prohibit universal service support of commercial mobile service and commercial mobile data service through the Lifeline program.

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Jun 16, 2016

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 17, 2016
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Jun 21, 2016
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

Passed House

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

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