H.R. 600: Digital GAP Act

H.R. 600 codifies and promotes key principles and practices to promote internet access in developing countries. Specifically, the legislation: Establishes that it will be the policy of the United States to promote the efforts of developing countries to expand first-time mobile or broadband internet access through capacity building, standardization of cost effective “build-once” policies, improvements in regulatory and investment climates, ... Continue reading »
(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Jan 23, 2017


Passed House on Jan 24, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 24, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


Edward “Ed” Royce

Representative for California's 39th congressional district



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Last Updated: Jan 30, 2017
Length: 17 pages


17% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Jan 23, 2017

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Jan 24, 2017
Passed House

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Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 600 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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