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Public Law No: 111-225 (08/10/2010)

(This measure has not been amended since it was passed by the House on July 20, 2010. The summary of that version is repeated here.)

Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2010 - Amends the federal criminal code to include a phone or other device provided by a commercial mobile service as a "prohibited object" the provision of which to, or the possession of which by, a federal prisoner is prohibited.

Directs the Comptroller General to submit a report to Congress within one year after the enactment of this Act on a study of: (1) telephone rates within federal prisons, to include information on interstate, intrastate, and collect calls made by prisoners; (2) state and federal efforts to prevent the smuggling of cell phones and other wireless devices into prisons; and (3) cell phone use by inmates in selected state and federal prisons.

Provides for compliance of the budgetary effects of this Act with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010.