S123: Kari’s Law Act of 2017

By | February 16, 2018
Seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Seal of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC).

Prohibits businesses from manufacturing, selling, leasing, or importing for use in the United States a multi-line telephone system unless it can be installed to allow 9-1-1 calls to be made without requiring the user to dial any additional digit, code, prefix, or post-fix.

Official Summary

Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by President
Became Public Law




Original sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]

Cosponsors: Sen. Fischer, Deb [R-NE], Sen. Schatz, Brian [D-HI], Sen. Cornyn, John [R-TX], Sen. Thune, John [R-SD], Sen. Cruz, Ted [R-TX]


Passed Senate by unanimous consent.

Related bill:  HR 582 (Related bill)

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