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S. 102 (115th): Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2017

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A bill to direct the Federal Communications Commission to commence proceedings related to the resiliency of critical communications networks during times of emergency, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Maria Cantwell

Sponsor. Senator for Washington. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 11, 2017
Length: 10 pages
Introduced
Jan 11, 2017
115th Congress, 2017–2019
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 11, 2017 but was never passed by the House.

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History

Jan 11, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 11, 2017
 
Text Published

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Jan 24, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 5, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Sep 11, 2017
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

S. 102 (115th) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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