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From the Congressional Record, Volume 163 (2017)









H.R. 582 — A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require multi-line telephone systems to have a configuration that permits users to directly initiate a call to 9-1-1 without dialing any additional digit, code, prefix, or post-fix, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

By Mr. GOHMERT (for himself, Mr. Weber of Texas, Mr. Brady of Texas, Mr. King of Iowa, Mr. Farenthold, Mr. McCaul, Mr. Culberson, Mr. Yoho, Mr. Cramer, Mr. Shimkus, Mrs. Black, Mr. Sessions, Mr. Franks of Arizona, Mr. Aderholt, Mr. Burgess, and Mr. Cuellar), H552 [17JA]
Cosponsors added, H609 [23JA]
Debated, H588 [23JA]
Text, H588 [23JA]
Rules suspended. Passed House, H592 [23JA]
Message from the House, S440 [24JA]
Read the first and second times, S440 [24JA]
Referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, S440 [24JA]



From the Congressional Record, Volume 164 (2018)









H.R. 582 — A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require multi-line telephone systems to have a configuration that permits users to directly initiate a call to 9-1-1 without dialing any additional digit, code, prefix, or post-fix, and for other purposes; to the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Amendments, S615 [5FE]
Committee discharged. Passed Senate amended, S615 [5FE]
Message from the Senate, H990 [8FE]
Debated, H992 [8FE]
Amendments, H992 [8FE]
Rules suspended. House agreed to Senate amendment, H1071 [8FE]
Message from the House (received February 9, during adjournment), S872 [12FE]
Examined and signed in the House (February 9, 2018), H1117 [13FE]
Examined and signed in the Senate (February 9, 2018, during adjournment), S872 [12FE]
Presented to the President (February 9, 2018), H1176 [14FE]
Approved [Public Law 115–127] (signed February 16, 2018)