H.R.560: Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009

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Bill Summary

Safe Prisons Communications Act of 2009 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to authorize the director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons or the chief executive officer of a state to petition the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to permit the installation of devices to prevent, jam, or interfere with wireless communications within the geographic boundaries of a specific prison, penitentiary, or correctional facility under his or her...

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and in addition to the Committee on the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Referred to House Energy and Commerce
Referred to House Judiciary
Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications, Technology, and the Internet.
Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security.
Jan. 15, 2009

Introduced in the House by Kevin Brady (R-Texas)

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