S. 2340 (114th): MEGABYTE Act of 2016

A bill to require the Director of the Office of Management and Budget to issue a directive on the management of software licenses, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Dec 2, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Passed Senate (Enacted Via Other Measures)

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on July 7, 2016 but was never passed by the House. But provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was enacted as:

H.R. 4904: MEGABYTE Act of 2016
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jul 29, 2016. (compare text)
Sponsor:

Bill Cassidy

Senior Senator from Louisiana

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jul 7, 2016
Length: 6 pages

History

Dec 2, 2015
 
Introduced

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Feb 10, 2016
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

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Jun 28, 2016
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Jul 7, 2016
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

S. 2340 (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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