S.102: Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2017

About This Bill

  • Introduced Jan. 11, 2017
  • Latest Major Action Sept. 12, 2017

Bill Summary

(This measure has not been amended since it was reported to the Senate on April 5, 2017. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Securing Access to Networks in Disasters Act of 2017 (Sec. 2) This bill expresses the sense of Congress that the voluntary policies outlined in the Wireless Network Resiliency Cooperative Framework should be adhered to by all parties to aid consumers, 9-1-1 professionals, first responders, and local...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 12, 2017
Held at the desk.
Sept. 12, 2017
Message on Senate action sent to the House.
Sept. 12, 2017
Received in the House.
Sept. 11, 2017

Passed Senate with an amendment by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S5169-5170)

April 5, 2017
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 31.
April 5, 2017
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Thune with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 115-24.
Jan. 24, 2017
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.
Jan. 11, 2017
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Jan. 11, 2017

Introduced in the Senate by Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.)

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