S. 421: Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2015

A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Feb 10, 2015

Status:

Reported by Committee on Apr 27, 2016

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 27, 2016.

Sponsor:

Dean Heller

Junior Senator from Nevada

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2015
Length: 22 pages

Prognosis:

5% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Feb 10, 2015
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Apr 27, 2016
 
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.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 421 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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