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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senior Senator for Kansas. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 11, 2016
Length: 4 pages
Apr 11, 2016
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on April 11, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
- See Instead:
H.R. 4889 (same title)
Failed Under Suspension — May 23, 2016
Apr 15, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 721 (113th).
Apr 11, 2016
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jun 29, 2016
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.
May 24, 2018
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2973.
S. 2770 (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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