To prohibit universal service support of commercial mobile service and commercial mobile data service through the Lifeline program.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor. Representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
Length: 3 pages
Jun 16, 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 June 21, 2016.
Jun 16, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
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.
Jul 28, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3546.
H.R. 5525 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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