To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for a moratorium on number reassignment after a disaster declaration, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 5th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Nov 14, 2018
Length: 6 pages
115th Congress, 2017–2019
This bill was introduced on November 14, 2018, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Thompson and Rooney Introduce Bill to Allow Natural Disaster Survivors to Keep Phone Numbers”
— Rep. Mike Thompson [D-CA5] (Sponsor) on Nov 15, 2018
Nov 14, 2018
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Feb 14, 2019
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1289.
H.R. 7131 (115th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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