S. 253: Communications Act Update Act of 2016

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 26, 2015

Status:

Passed House & Senate on Sep 27, 2016

This bill was passed by Congress on September 27, 2016 and goes to the President next.

Sponsor:

Dean Heller

Junior Senator from Nevada

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2016
Length: 56 pages

Prognosis:

97% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 26, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 26, 2015
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Jun 10, 2015
 
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.

Sep 27, 2016
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Sep 27, 2016
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the House (Engrossed) with an Amendment.

 
Signed by the President

S. 253 is 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.

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