H.R. 582: Kari’s Law Act of 2017

H.R. 582 requires all Multi-Line Telephone Systems (MLTS) to have a default configuration that allows users to directly dial 9-1-1, without the need for additional digits or prefix, from any phone with dialing facilities. In addition, the MLTS must be configured to notify a designated central point of contact when someone initiates a call to 9-1-1 using the system. In ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

What you can do

Overview

Introduced:

Jan 17, 2017

Status:

Passed House on Jan 23, 2017

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

Sponsor:

Louie Gohmert Jr.

Representative for Texas's 1st congressional district

Republican

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 5 pages

Prognosis:

18% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 123 (same title)
Ordered Reported by Committee — Jan 24, 2017

History

Jan 17, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 23, 2017
 
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

 
Passed Senate

 
Signed by the President

H.R. 582 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.

How to cite this information.

We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:

“H.R. 582 — 115th Congress: Kari’s Law Act of 2017.” www.GovTrack.us. 2017. May 24, 2017 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/115/hr582>

Where is this information from?

GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.