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.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Kansas's 4th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2019
Length: 6 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on March 18, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Mar 18, 2019
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H.R. 1818 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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