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H.R. 2881: Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020

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To require the President to develop a strategy to ensure the security of next generation mobile telecommunications systems and infrastructure in the United States and to assist allies and strategic partners in maximizing the security of next generation mobile telecommunications systems, infrastructure, and software, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Abigail Spanberger

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 7th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2020
Length: 12 pages
Introduced
May 21, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
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:

S. 893: Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 23, 2020. (compare text)
Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Brooks Votes to Protect 5G & Wireless Communications Innovation & Security
    — Rep. Susan Brooks [R-IN5] (Co-sponsor) on Jan 9, 2020

Trump Signs O'Halleran Bills to Bolster Rural Telecommunications Infrastructure into Law
    — Rep. Tom O’Halleran [D-AZ1] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 24, 2020

My Votes – Week of January 6
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Jan 10, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2881 will be negligible.

History

May 21, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 27, 2019
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

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Oct 30, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 14, 2019
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

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Nov 19, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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

Jan 7, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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.

Jan 8, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 2881 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2881. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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