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S.1749 Cell Phone Contraband Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 10, 2010 Became Public Law No: 111-225.

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  • 15% of users oppose S.1749

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    • International Union of Police Associations

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    • The International Association for Wireless Telecommunications

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      I know that the organization The International Association for Wireless Telecommunications supports S.1749

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    • On January 24, 2010, by LucasFoxx - Hard to believe that this actually has to be legislated.

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      As noted by LucasFoxx, a user on OpenCongress.org, on January 24, 2010, "Hard to believe that this actually has to be legislated."

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • iPads on the House Floor - December 25, 2010 by Mobile Phone Blog - Considering that cell phones are already prohibited inside prisons anyway, this would seem to be the next logical step. The House of Representatives has approved S. 1749, which was actually a bill approved by the Senate back in April, ...

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      As noted by Mobile Phone Blog on December 25, 2010, "Considering that cell phones are already prohibited inside prisons anyway, this would seem to be the next logical step. The House of Representatives has approved S. 1749, which was actually a bill approved by the Senate back in April, ..." (http://mobilephone.firstblogfirst.com/2010/12/26/ipads-on-the-house-floor/)
    • President Barack Obama — Left in Stitches | The Right Fit ... - November 25, 2010 by The Right Fit | JacobTheodore.com - "President Barack Obama recently signed Bill S. 1749, which bans prisoners from having cell phones, into law. The law was approved by both the Senate..." Visited 4 times, 4 so far today. Posted in Celebrity News | ...

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      As noted by The Right Fit | JacobTheodore.com on November 25, 2010, ""President Barack Obama recently signed Bill S. 1749, which bans prisoners from having cell phones, into law. The law was approved by both the Senate..." Visited 4 times, 4 so far today. Posted in Celebrity News | ..." (http://jacobtheodore.com/celebrity-news/president-barack-obama-left-in-stitches)
    • Auswirkungen des Sozialversicherungsrechts auf die ... - November 15, 2010 by Existenzgründung - Böhner S. 1749 ff. 6) OLG Köln Beschl. v. 16.05.1994 – Az.: 2 W 14/94 7) Schäfer „Pflicht des Franchise-Gebers zur vorvertraglichen Aufklärung“ 2006, S. 258 f. 8) Schäfer a.a.O. S. 183, 196. 9) abwechselnd als „großer Wurf“ (Müller in ...

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      As noted by Existenzgründung on November 15, 2010, "Böhner S. 1749 ff. 6) OLG Köln Beschl. v. 16.05.1994 – Az.: 2 W 14/94 7) Schäfer „Pflicht des Franchise-Gebers zur vorvertraglichen Aufklärung“ 2006, S. 258 f. 8) Schäfer a.a.O. S. 183, 196. 9) abwechselnd als „großer Wurf“ (Müller in ..." (http://www.existxchange.de/franchising/auswirkungen-des-sozialversicherungsrechts-auf-die-franchisebranche-2011.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • President Obama Signs Law Banning Cell Phones in Prisons - August 10, 2010 by Phone Scoop - President Barack Obama recently signed Bill S. 1749, which bans prisoners from having cell phones, into law. The law was approved by both the Senate and the ...

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      As noted by Phone Scoop on August 10, 2010, " President Barack Obama recently signed Bill S. 1749, which bans prisoners from having cell phones, into law. The law was approved by both the Senate and the ... " (http://www.phonescoop.com/news/item.php?n=6435)
    • CTIA-The Wireless Association® Statement on the U.S. Senate Passage of the ... - July 28, 2010 by PR Newswire (press release) - ... following statement after the US Senate passed the Cell Phone Contraband Act (S. 1749): "CTIA and the wireless industry appreciate Senator Feinstein's ...

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      As noted by PR Newswire (press release) on July 28, 2010, " ... following statement after the US Senate passed the Cell Phone Contraband Act (S. 1749): "CTIA and the wireless industry appreciate Senator Feinstein's ... " (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/ctia-the-wireless-association-statement-on-the-us-senate-passage-of-the-cell-phone-contraband-act-99563069.html)
    • House Cracks Down on Contraband Cells - July 22, 2010 by TMCnet - The Senate recently passed the Cell Phone (News - Alert) Contraband Act (S. 1749), which prohibits the possession or use of cell phones by Federal prisoners ...

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      As noted by TMCnet on July 22, 2010, " The Senate recently passed the Cell Phone (News - Alert) Contraband Act (S. 1749), which prohibits the possession or use of cell phones by Federal prisoners ... " (http://communication-solutions.tmcnet.com/topics/communication-solutions/articles/92974-house-cracks-down-contraband-cells.htm)
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