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S. 2973: Kelsey Smith Act

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A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require providers of a covered service to provide location information concerning the telecommunications device of a user of such service to an investigative or law enforcement officer or an employee or other agent of a public safety answering point in an emergency situation involving risk of death or serious physical harm or in order to respond to the user's call for emergency services.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Pat Roberts

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Kansas. Republican.

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Last Updated: May 24, 2018
Length: 6 pages
Introduced:

May 24, 2018

Status:

Introduced on May 24, 2018

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on May 24, 2018. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis:

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

History

May 24, 2018
 
Introduced

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Passed Committee

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 2973 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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