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S. 893: Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2020


A bill 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.

Sponsor and status

John Cornyn

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2020
Length: 5 pages
Introduced
Mar 27, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Mar 23, 2020

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on March 23, 2020.

Law
Pub.L. 116-129
Source

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Senate Commerce Advances Sullivan Priorities on Fish, Aviation, and 5G Technology
    — Sen. Dan Sullivan [R-AK] (Co-sponsor) on Jul 24, 2019

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

congressman Becerra on lausd school closures
    — Rep. Xavier Becerra [D-CA34, 2013-2017] on Dec 15, 2015

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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 893 will add $1 million in new spending through 2024.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

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

Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 8, 2020. 96% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Mar 27, 2019
 
Introduced

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Jul 24, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 19, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Mar 4, 2020
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Mar 11, 2020
 
Passed House

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 without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Mar 23, 2020
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 893 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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