H.R.6394: Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2016

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(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.) Improving Broadband Access for Veterans Act of 2016 (Sec. 2) This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to submit to Congress a report on promoting broadband Internet access service for veterans, in particular low-income veterans and veterans residing in rural areas. In preparing the report,...

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Date Description
Dec. 7, 2016
Received in the Senate.
Dec. 6, 2016
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Dec. 6, 2016

On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 411 - 4 (Roll no. 604). (text: CR H7199)

Dec. 6, 2016
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H7249-7250)
Dec. 6, 2016
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
Dec. 6, 2016
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 6394.
Dec. 6, 2016
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H7199-7200)
Dec. 6, 2016
Mr. Latta moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
Nov. 29, 2016
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Nov. 29, 2016

Introduced in the House by Jerry McNerney (D-Calif.)

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