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H.R. 3919: Secure Equipment Act of 2021


To ensure that the Federal Communications Commission prohibits authorization of radio frequency devices that pose a national security risk.

Sponsor and status

Steve Scalise

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Nov 2, 2021
Length: 2 pages
Introduced
Jun 15, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 11, 2021

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on November 11, 2021.

Law
Pub.L. 117-55
Cosponsors

22 Cosponsors (11 Republicans, 11 Democrats)

Source

Position statements

What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 3919 will be negligible.

Incorporated legislation

This bill incorporates provisions from:

S. 1790: Secure Equipment Act of 2021

Ordered Reported on Aug 4, 2021. 88% incorporated. (compare text)

History

Jun 15, 2021
 
Introduced

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Jun 30, 2021
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

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

Jul 21, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Oct 15, 2021
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Preprint (Suspension).

Oct 19, 2021
 
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.

Oct 20, 2021
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

Oct 28, 2021
 
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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 11, 2021
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

H.R. 3919 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3919. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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