US SJR34 | 2017-2018 | 115th Congress

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 25-0)
Status: Passed on April 3 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-04-03 - Became Public Law No: 115-22. (TXT | PDF)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

Summary

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services". This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission entitled "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services." The rule published on December 2, 2016: (1) applies the customer privacy requirements of the Communications Act of 1934 to broadband Internet access service and other telecommunications services, (2) requires telecommunications carriers to inform customers about rights to opt in or opt out of the use or the sharing of their confidential information, (3) adopts data security and breach notification requirements, (4) prohibits broadband service offerings that are contingent on surrendering privacy rights, and (5) requires disclosures and affirmative consent when a broadband provider offers customers financial incentives in exchange for the provider's right to use a customer's confidential information.

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Title

A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services".

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Roll Calls

2017-03-28 - House - On Passage (Y: 215 N: 205 NV: 9 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-03-23 - Senate - On the Joint Resolution S.J.Res. 34 (Y: 50 N: 48 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]

History

DateChamberAction
2017-04-03HouseBecame Public Law No: 115-22. (TXT | PDF)
2017-04-03HouseSigned by President.
2017-03-30HousePresented to President.
2017-03-28HouseMotion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
2017-03-28HouseOn passage Passed by the Yeas and Nays: 215 - 205 (Roll no. 202). (text: CR H2489)
2017-03-28HouseConsidered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H2503-2504)
2017-03-28HousePOSTPONED PROCEEDINGS - At the conclusion of debate on S.J.Res. 34, the Chair put the question on passage and by voice vote, announced that the ayes had prevailed. Mr. Doyle demanded the yeas and nays and the Chair postponed further proceedings on the question of passage until a time to be announced.
2017-03-28HouseThe previous question was ordered pursuant to the rule.
2017-03-28HouseDEBATE - The House proceeded with one hour of debate on S.J. Res. 34.
2017-03-28HouseRule provides for consideration of S.J. Res. 34 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
2017-03-28HouseConsidered under the provisions of rule H. Res. 230. (consideration: CR H2489-2501)
2017-03-28HouseRule H. Res. 230 passed House.
2017-03-27HouseRules Committee Resolution H. Res. 230 Reported to House. Rule provides for consideration of S.J. Res. 34 with 1 hour of general debate. Previous question shall be considered as ordered without intervening motions except motion to recommit with or without instructions. Measure will be considered read. Bill is closed to amendments.
2017-03-23HouseHeld at the desk.
2017-03-23HouseReceived in the House.
2017-03-23SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
2017-03-23SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 48. Record Vote Number: 94. (text: CR S1955)
2017-03-23SenateConsidered by Senate. (consideration: CR S1942-1955)
2017-03-22SenateMeasure laid before Senate by motion. (consideration: CR S1925-1929, S1935-1940)
2017-03-22SenateMotion to proceed to consideration of measure agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S1925)
2017-03-15SenatePlaced on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 16.
2017-03-15SenateSenate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation discharged by petition pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 802(c).
2017-03-07SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Same As/Similar To

HJR86 (Same As) 2017-03-10 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
HR230 (Related) 2017-03-28 - Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
HJR131 (Related) 2018-03-30 - Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.

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