S. 102: Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2017

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.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 11, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported on Jan 24, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 24, 2017.

Sponsor:

Maria Cantwell

Junior Senator from Washington

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 11, 2017
Length: 7 pages

Prognosis:

7% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

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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Jan 24, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jan 24, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Jan 24, 2017
 
Considered by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

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

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Passed Senate (House next)

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 102 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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