S. 2770 (114th): Kelsey Smith Act

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require providers of a covered service to provide call location information concerning the telecommunications device of a user of such service to an investigative or law enforcement officer in an emergency situation involving risk of death or serious physical injury or in order to respond to the user's call for emergency services.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Apr 11, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Pat Roberts

Senior Senator from Kansas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 11, 2016
Length: 4 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 4889 (same title)
Failed Under Suspension — May 23, 2016

History

Apr 11, 2016
 
Introduced

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S. 2770 (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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