H.R. 5525 (114th): End Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act of 2016

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.

Overview

Introduced:

Jun 16, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
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.

Sponsor:

Austin Scott

Representative for Georgia's 8th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 16, 2016
Length: 3 pages

History

Jun 16, 2016
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

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.

H.R. 5525 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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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