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S. 918: Eliminate From Regulators Opportunities to Nationalize The Internet in Every Respect Act

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A bill to prohibit the President or a Federal agency from constructing, operating, or offering wholesale or retail services on broadband networks without authorization from Congress, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Ted Cruz

Sponsor. Junior Senator for Texas. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2019
Length: 6 pages
Introduced
Mar 27, 2019
Status

Ordered Reported on Apr 3, 2019

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on April 3, 2019.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 918 will be negligible.

History

Mar 27, 2019
 
Introduced

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Apr 3, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 25, 2019
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 918 is 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.

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