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S. 19: MOBILE NOW Act

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A bill to provide opportunities for broadband investment, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

John Thune

Sponsor. Senior Senator for South Dakota. Republican.

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Last Updated: Aug 3, 2017
Length: 56 pages
Introduced:

Jan 3, 2017

Status:

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1625: Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 23, 2018. (compare text)
Prognosis:

2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 19 will add $244 million in new spending through 2027.

History

Jan 3, 2017
 
Introduced

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Jan 24, 2017
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Mar 21, 2017
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

A committee issued a report on the bill, which often provides helpful explanatory background on the issue addressed by the bill and the bill's intentions.

Apr 5, 2017
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

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

Aug 3, 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. 19 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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