Telephone utilities (Science, Technology, Communications, and Infrastructure related)

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Postal Reform Act of 2013 H.R. 2748 (113th) IssaSupportNo
To restore the financial solvency of the United States Postal Service and to ensure the efficient and affordable nationwide delivery of mail. (by More
To restore the financial solvency of the United States Postal Service and to ensure the efficient and affordable nationwide delivery of mail. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2013 H.R. 2844 (113th) ScaliseSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to consolidate the reporting obligations of the Federal Communications Commission in order to improve congressional oversight and reduce reporting burdens.… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to consolidate the reporting obligations of the Federal Communications Commission in order to improve congressional oversight and reduce reporting burdens. (by CRS) Hide
Telemedicine for Medicare Act of 2013 H.R. 3077 (113th) NunesSupportNo
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State.… More
To amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act to permit certain Medicare providers licensed in a State to provide telemedicine services to certain Medicare beneficiaries in a different State. (by CRS) Hide
Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act H.R. 3086 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS)
Innovation Act H.R. 3309 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Spectrum Incentive Act of 2013 H.R. 3674 (113th) GuthrieSupportNo
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to provide incentives for the reallocation of Federal Government spectrum for commercial use, and for other… More
To amend the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act to provide incentives for the reallocation of Federal Government spectrum for commercial use, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2014 H.R. 3675 (113th) WaldenSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Video Consumers Have Options in Choosing Entertainment Act of 2013 H.R. 3719 (113th) EshooSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to facilitate retransmission consent negotiations between television broadcast stations and multichannel video programming distributors, to provide greater… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to facilitate retransmission consent negotiations between television broadcast stations and multichannel video programming distributors, to provide greater subscriber choice in cable service tiers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 H.R. 3830 (113th) CampSupportNo
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
To establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2014 H.R. 4438 (113th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to simplify and make permanent the research credit. (by CRS)
STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014 H.R. 4572 (113th) WaldenSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 and title 17, United States Code, to extend expiring provisions relating to the retransmission of signals of television broadcast stations, and for other… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 and title 17, United States Code, to extend expiring provisions relating to the retransmission of signals of television broadcast stations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Modify and Make Permanent Bonus Depreciation. H.R. 4718 (113th) TiberiSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent bonus depreciation. (by CRS)
To Amend the Communications Act of 1934 to Limit the Authority of the Federal Communications Commission over Providers of Broadband Internet Access Service. H.R. 4752 (113th) LattaSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to limit the authority of the Federal Communications Commission over providers of broadband Internet access service. (by More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to limit the authority of the Federal Communications Commission over providers of broadband Internet access service. (by CRS) Hide
Pathway for SGR Reform Act of 2013 H.J.Res. 59 (113th) RogersSupportNo
Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2014, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Mobile Device Theft Deterrence Act of 2013 S. 1070 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to make it unlawful to alter or remove the unique equipment identification number of a mobile device. (by CRS)
Cybersecurity Act of 2013 S. 1353 (113th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to provide for an ongoing, voluntary public-private partnership to improve cybersecurity, and to strengthen cybersecurity research and development, workforce development and education, and… More
A bill to provide for an ongoing, voluntary public-private partnership to improve cybersecurity, and to strengthen cybersecurity research and development, workforce development and education, and public awareness and preparedness, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Tax Freedom Forever Act S. 1431 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act. (by CRS)
Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 S. 1900 (113th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to establish congressional trade negotiating objectives and enhanced consultation requirements for trade negotiations, to provide for consideration of trade agreements, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Expiring Provisions Improvement, Reform, and Efficiency Act of 2014 S. 2260 (113th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend certain expiring provisions, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Wireless Innovation Act of 2014 S. 2473 (113th) RubioSupportNo
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to reallocate Federal Government-held spectrum for commercial use, to promote wireless innovation and enhance wireless communications, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2014 S. 2588 (113th) FeinsteinSupportNo
An original bill to improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats, and for other purposes. (by More
An original bill to improve cybersecurity in the United States through enhanced sharing of information about cybersecurity threats, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Metal Theft Prevention Act of 2013 S. 394 (113th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to prohibit and deter the theft of metal, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Tibetan Refugee Assistance Act of 2013 S. 744 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to provide for comprehensive immigration reform and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Wireless Tax Fairness Act of 2011 H.R. 1002 (112th) LofgrenSupportNo
To restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property. (by More
To restrict any State or local jurisdiction from imposing a new discriminatory tax on cell phone services, providers, or property. (by CRS) Hide
Cybersecurity Enhancement Act of 2012 H.R. 2096 (112th) McCaulSupportNo
To advance cybersecurity research, development, and technical standards, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2012 H.R. 3309 (112th) WaldenSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission. (by More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission. (by CRS) Hide
Wireless Innovation and Public Safety Act of 2011 H.R. 3509 (112th) WaxmanSupportNo
To provide for the creation of a public safety broadband network, to ensure a more efficient and innovative allocation of the electromagnetic spectrum, to permit the Federal Communications Commission… More
To provide for the creation of a public safety broadband network, to ensure a more efficient and innovative allocation of the electromagnetic spectrum, to permit the Federal Communications Commission to conduct incentive auctions, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 H.R. 3630 (112th) CampSupportYes
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
American Research and Competitiveness Act of 2011 H.R. 942 (112th) BradySupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2012 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by CRS) Hide
America Invents Act S. 23 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to amend title 35, United States Code, to provide for patent reform. (by CRS)
Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act S. 28 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide public safety providers an additional 10 megahertz of spectrum to support a national, interoperable wireless broadband network and authorize… More
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide public safety providers an additional 10 megahertz of spectrum to support a national, interoperable wireless broadband network and authorize the Federal Communications Commission to hold incentive auctions to provide funding to support such a network, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Mobile Device Theft Deterrence Act of 2012 S. 3186 (112th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to make it unlawful to alter or remove the identification number of a mobile device. (by CRS)
Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act S. 911 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to establish the sense of Congress that Congress should enact, and the President should sign, bipartisan legislation to strengthen public safety and to enhance wireless communications.… More
A bill to establish the sense of Congress that Congress should enact, and the President should sign, bipartisan legislation to strengthen public safety and to enhance wireless communications. (by CRS) Hide
A Joint Resolution Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Regulating the Internet and Broadband Industry Practices. S.J.Res. 6 (112th) HutchisonSupportNo
A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by More
A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to regulating the Internet and broadband industry practices. (by CRS) Hide
To Amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to Extend the Research Credit Through 2010 and to Increase and Make Permanent the Alternative Simplified Research Credit. H.R. 422 (111th) MeekSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit. (by CRS) Hide
Grow Research Opportunities With Taxcredits' Help Act S. 1203 (111th) BaucusSupportNo
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes.… More
A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to extend the research credit through 2010 and to increase and make permanent the alternative simplified research credit, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
DTV Delay Act S. 352 (111th) RockefellerSupportYes
A bill to postpone the DTV transition date. (by CRS)
Universal Service Reform Act of 2007 H.R. 2054 (110th) BoucherSupportNo
To reform the universal service provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Global Online Freedom Act of 2007 H.R. 275 (110th) SmithOpposeNo
The Global Online Freedom Act of 2007 declares that it is U.S. policy to: (1) promote the freedom to seek, receive, and impart information and ideas through any media; (2) use all appropriate… More
The Global Online Freedom Act of 2007 declares that it is U.S. policy to: (1) promote the freedom to seek, receive, and impart information and ideas through any media; (2) use all appropriate instruments of U.S. influence to support the free flow of information; and (3) deter U.S. businesses from cooperating with Internet-restricting countries in effecting online censorship. (by CRS) Hide
Broadband Census of America Act of 2007 H.R. 3919 (110th) MarkeySupportNo
This act would require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct annual surveys on the nature and deployment of, and subscription to, broadband service capability throughout the states.… More
This act would require the Federal Communications Commission to conduct annual surveys on the nature and deployment of, and subscription to, broadband service capability throughout the states. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008 H.R. 6049 (110th) RangelSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Broadband Data Improvement Act S. 1492 (110th) InouyeSupportYes
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to update the definition of advanced telecommunications and study the quality and demographics of telecommunications services provided in the… More
This bill requires the Federal Communications Commission to update the definition of advanced telecommunications and study the quality and demographics of telecommunications services provided in the United States. (by CRS) Hide