H.R. 290: Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2017

H.R. 290 amends the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Specifically, the bill requires the FCC to: Complete a rulemaking proceeding and adopt procedural changes to its rules, within one year of enactment, to maximize opportunities for public participation and efficient decision-making; Set minimum comment ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 4, 2017

Status:

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 23, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Sponsor:

Greg Walden

Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 22 pages

Prognosis:

19% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

Jan 4, 2017
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

Jan 23, 2017
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 290 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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