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S. 1790: Secure Equipment Act of 2021

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A bill to ensure that the Federal Communications Commission does not approve radio frequency devices that pose a national security risk.

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Sponsor and status

Marco Rubio

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Florida. Republican.

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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2021
Length: 6 pages
May 24, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

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This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 3919: Secure Equipment Act of 2021
Enacted — Signed by the President on Nov 11, 2021. (compare text)

3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

Position statements

What legislators are saying

Rubio, Markey, Scalise Applaud POTUS for Signing their Secure Equipment Act into Law
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Nov 12, 2021

Reps. Eshoo and Scalise, Senators Markey and Rubio, Celebrate Presidents Signing of Secure Equipment Act Into Law
    — Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] on Nov 12, 2021

Rubio, Markey Applaud Senate Passage of Secure Equipment Act
    — Sen. Marco Rubio [R-FL] (Sponsor) on Oct 28, 2021

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May 24, 2021

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Aug 4, 2021
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S. 1790 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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