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H.R. 4500 (116th): Promoting United States Wireless Leadership Act of 2019

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To direct the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information to take certain actions to enhance the representation of the United States and promote United States leadership in communications standards-setting bodies, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Tim Walberg

Sponsor. Representative for Michigan's 7th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 9, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Sep 26, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on January 8, 2020 but was never passed by the Senate.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

Cosponsors

4 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 2 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

House Passes Walberg, Dingell Bill to Enhance Americas Wireless Leadership
    — Rep. Tim Walberg [R-MI7] (Sponsor) on Jan 8, 2020

THIS WEEK IN CONGRESS - January 10, 2020
    — Rep. Gregorio Sablan [D-MP] on Jan 13, 2020

the daily leader: wednesday, january 8, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Jan 8, 2020

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 4500 will add $7 million in new spending through 2024.

History

Sep 26, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 27, 2019
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

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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

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Nov 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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

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Jan 8, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 4500 (116th) was 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. 4500. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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