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H.R. 1189: Undersea Cable Control Act

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To require the development of a strategy to eliminate the availability to foreign adversaries of goods and technologies capable of supporting undersea cables, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Brian Mast

Sponsor. Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2023
Feb 24, 2023
118th Congress (2023–2025)

Ordered Reported on Feb 28, 2023

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on February 28, 2023.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

The House Majority Leader indicated on Mar 21, 2023 that this bill may be considered in the week ahead.


3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

23% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)


Feb 24, 2023

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Feb 28, 2023
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Mar 21, 2023
On House Schedule

The House indicated that this bill would be considered in the week ahead.

Mar 21, 2023
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H.R. 1189 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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