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H.R. 4227: Mapping Accuracy Promotes Services Act

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To prohibit the submission to the Federal Communications Commission of broadband internet access service coverage information or data for the purposes of compiling an inaccurate broadband coverage map.

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Sponsor and status

Donald McEachin

Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 4th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2019
Length: 3 pages
Introduced
Sep 6, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Nov 20, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on November 20, 2019.

Prognosis
15% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Griffith Supports Efforts to Improve Maternal Health, Expand Broadband as They Advance Out of Energy and Commerce Committee
    — Rep. Morgan Griffith [R-VA9] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 21, 2019

Reps. Latta, Loebsack, Long and McEachin Introduce Legislation to Improve Broadband Data Maps
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 6, 2019

Guthrie Rural Telecom Security Bill Advances in Committee
    — Rep. Brett Guthrie [R-KY2] on Nov 21, 2019

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History

Sep 6, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 11, 2019
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

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

Nov 14, 2019
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

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

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

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

Nov 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Passed Senate

 
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H.R. 4227 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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