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H.R. 7310 (116th): Spectrum IT Modernization Act of 2020

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To require the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information to submit to Congress a plan for the modernization of the information technology systems of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Michael Doyle

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Nov 18, 2020
Length: 13 pages
Introduced
Jun 24, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Enacted Via Other Measures

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H.R. 6395: National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021
Enacted — Veto Overridden on Jan 1, 2021. (compare text)
Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)

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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Doyle and pallone praise house passage of three bills to protect and strengthen american communications networks
    — Rep. Michael Doyle [D-PA18] (Sponsor) on Nov 18, 2020

Latta, Doyle, Larsen, and Walberg Introduce Legislation to Modernize Federal Spectrum Management Systems
    — Rep. Robert Latta [R-OH5] (Co-sponsor) on Jun 25, 2020

the daily leader: tuesday, november 17, 2020
    — Rep. Steny Hoyer [D-MD5] on Nov 16, 2020

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History

Jun 24, 2020
 
Introduced

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Jul 15, 2020
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 13, 2020
 
Text Published

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Nov 16, 2020
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Nov 17, 2020
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 7310 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 7310. 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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