S.1749 - Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2009

A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the possession or use of cell phones and similar wireless devices by Federal prisoners. view all titles (6)

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  • Short: Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2009 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to amend title 18, United States Code, to prohibit the possession or use of cell phones and similar wireless devices by Federal prisoners. as introduced.
  • Short: Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2010 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2010 as passed senate.
  • Short: Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2010 as passed house.
  • Short: Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2010 as enacted.

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Official Summary

Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2010 - Amends the federal criminal code to include a phone or other device provided by a commercial mobile service as a \"prohibited object\" the provision of which to, or the possession of which by, a federal prisoner is prohibited. Directs the Comptroller Gene

Official Summary

Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2010 - Amends the federal criminal code to include a phone or other device provided by a commercial mobile service as a \"prohibited object\" the provision of which to, or the possession of which by, a federal prisoner is prohibited. Directs the Comptroller General to submit a report to Congress within one year after the enactment of this Act on a study of:
(1) telephone rates within federal prisons, to include information on interstate, intrastate, and collect calls made by prisoners;
(2) state and federal efforts to prevent the smuggling of cell phones and other wireless devices into prisons; and
(3) cell phone use by inmates in selected state and federal prisons. Provides for compliance of the budgetary effects of this Act with the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act of 2010.

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Organizations Supporting S.1749

  • International Union of Police Associations
  • The International Association for Wireless Telecommunications

Organizations Opposing S.1749

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