US HB4747 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress


Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 48-7)
Status: Introduced on January 9 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-01-09 - Referred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Pending: House Oversight And Government Reform Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Defending U.S. Government Communications Act This bill prohibits federal agencies from procuring or obtaining, renewing or extending a contract to obtain or procure, or entering into a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service with telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system that is from Huawei Technologies Company, ZTE Corporation, or an entity reasonably believed to be owned or controlled by China.

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Defending U.S. Government Communications Act



2018-01-09HouseReferred to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
2018-01-09HouseIntroduced in House

Same As/Similar To

SB2391 (Same As) 2018-02-07 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
SB2826 (Related) 2018-05-10 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on Finance. (Sponsor introductory remarks on measure: CR S2625-2627)
HB5515 (Related) 2018-07-11 - Message on Senate action sent to the House.
HB6001 (Related) 2018-06-05 - Referred to the Committee on Ways and Means, and in addition to the Committees on Financial Services, the Judiciary, Foreign Affairs, and Oversight and Government Reform, 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.
SB2987 (Related) 2018-06-05 - Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 439.


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