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H.R. 4779 (116th): To extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes.


Sponsor and status

Cathy Rodgers

Sponsor. Representative for Washington's 5th congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 30, 2020
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Oct 22, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 20, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 20, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-173
Cosponsors

6 Cosponsors (3 Republicans, 3 Democrats)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

McMorris Rodgers’s US SAFE WEB Extension Act Passes Senate, Heads to President’s Desk to Become Law
    — Rep. Cathy Rodgers [R-WA5] (Sponsor) on Sep 24, 2020

McMorris Rodgers, Kellys US SAFE WEB Extension Act Passes Senate, Heads to Presidents Desk to Become Law
    — Rep. Robin Kelly [D-IL2] (Co-sponsor) on Sep 24, 2020

the daily leader: monday, december 16, 2019
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Dec 16, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 4779 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 3132: A bill to extend the Undertaking Spam, Spyware, And Fraud Enforcement With Enforcers beyond Borders Act of 2006, and for other purposes.

Ordered Reported on Mar 11, 2020. 100% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Oct 22, 2019
 
Introduced

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Oct 29, 2019
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

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

Nov 14, 2019
 
Considered by Consumer Protection and Commerce

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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Dec 16, 2019
 
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.

Dec 16, 2019
 
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.

Sep 24, 2020
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 20, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 4779 (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. 4779. 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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