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S. 979: A bill to amend the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021 to authorize additional funds for the Emergency Broadband Connectivity Fund, to provide grants to States and Tribal Entities to strengthen the National Lifeline Eligibility Verifier, to provide for Federal coordination between the National Lifeline Eligibility Verifier and the National Accuracy Clearinghouse, and for other purposes.


Cosponsors of S. 979

This bill has 15 cosponsors — 14 Democrats, 1 Independent — not including its sponsor.

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Sponsor/Cosponsor Joined/Withdrawn On Referred Committees
D Wyden, Ron [D-OR] Primary Sponsor
D Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI] Original Cosponsor
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
D Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT] Original Cosponsor
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
D Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL] Original Cosponsor
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
D Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN] Original Cosponsor
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
D Markey, Edward “Ed” [D-MA] Original Cosponsor
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
D Warnock, Raphael [D-GA] Original Cosponsor
Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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An original cosponsor was a cosponsor on the date the legislation was introduced. Other cosponsors are shown with the date they joined, or later withdrew.

The table above shows whether the sponsor and any cosponsors are members of any committees that the bill has been referred to, a key predictor of whether this bill will move forward.

Cosponsorship of Other Relevant Legislators

The table below shows whether legislators on relevant committees or cosponsors of relevant bills are the sponsor or a cosponsor of this bill.

Cosponsor? Legislator Committee Assignment(s), Bills Sponsored
No D Cantwell, Maria [D-WA]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation Chair
No R Wicker, Roger [R-MS]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation Ranking Member
Original Cosponsor D Baldwin, Tammy [D-WI]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Original Cosponsor D Blumenthal, Richard [D-CT]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Original Cosponsor D Duckworth, Tammy [D-IL]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No D Hickenlooper, John [D-CO]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Original Cosponsor D Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No D Luján, Ben [D-NM]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Original Cosponsor D Markey, Edward “Ed” [D-MA]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No D Peters, Gary [D-MI]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No D Rosen, Jacky [D-NV]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No D Schatz, Brian [D-HI]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No D Sinema, Kyrsten [D-AZ]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No D Tester, Jon [D-MT]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
Original Cosponsor D Warnock, Raphael [D-GA]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Blackburn, Marsha [R-TN]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Blunt, Roy [R-MO]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Capito, Shelley [R-WV]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Cruz, Ted [R-TX]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Fischer, Deb [R-NE]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Johnson, Ron [R-WI]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Lee, Mike [R-UT]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Lummis, Cynthia [R-WY]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Moran, Jerry [R-KS]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Scott, Rick [R-FL]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Sullivan, Dan [R-AK]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Thune, John [R-SD]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation
No R Young, Todd [R-IN]
Commerce, Science, and Transportation