US HR835 | 2015-2016 | 114th Congress

Status

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 2-1)
Status: Introduced on July 14 2016 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-09-12 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [PDF]

Summary

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt a national policy for technology to promote consumers' access to financial tools and online commerce to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment. Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should: develop a national policy to encourage the development of tools for consumers to learn and protect their assets in a way that maximizes the promise customized, connected devices hold to empower consumers, foster future economic growth, and create new commerce and markets; prioritize accelerating the development of alternative technologies that support transparency, security, and authentication in a way that recognizes their benefits, allows for future innovation, and responsibly protects consumers' personal information; recognize that technology experts can play an important role in the future development of consumer-facing technology applications for manufacturing, automobiles, telecommunications, tourism, health care, energy, and general commerce; and support further innovation and economic growth and ensure cybersecurity and the protection of consumer privacy. Calls for innovators in technology, manufacturing, automobiles, telecommunications, tourism, health care, and energy industries to commit to improving the quality of life for future generations by developing new technology that is safe and consumer protective and that is aimed at improving consumers' access to commerce.

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Title

Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States should adopt a national policy for technology to promote consumers' access to financial tools and online commerce to promote economic growth and consumer empowerment.

Sponsors


Roll Calls

House - On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree (Y: 385 N: 4 NV: 42 Abs: 0) [PASS]
House - On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Agree (Y: 385 N: 4 NV: 42 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2016-09-12HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2016-09-12HouseOn motion to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 385 - 4, 1 Present (Roll no. 497). (text: CR H5300)
2016-09-12HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H5309-5310)
2016-09-12HouseAt 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.
2016-09-12HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H. Res. 835.
2016-09-12HouseConsidered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H5300-5302)
2016-09-12HouseMr. Burgess moved to suspend the rules and agree to the resolution.
2016-07-14HouseReferred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
2016-07-14HouseIntroduced in House

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