House Bill 546
117th Congress(2021-2022)
Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act
Active
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Passed House on Feb 24, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Jan 28, 2021
Latest Action
Feb 25, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
546
Congress
117
Policy Area
Crime and Law Enforcement
Crime and Law Enforcement
Primary focus of measure is criminal offenses, investigation and prosecution, procedure and sentencing; corrections and imprisonment; juvenile crime; law enforcement administration. Measures concerning terrorism may fall under Emergency Management or International Affairs policy areas.
Sponsorship by Party
New York
Rhode Island
Nebraska
California
North Dakota
Colorado
South Carolina
South Dakota
Passed
February 24, 2021
Type
Final Passage Under Suspension Of The Rules Results
House Roll Call Votes
Summary

Effective Assistance of Counsel in the Digital Era Act

This bill prohibits the Department of Justice from monitoring the contents of a privileged electronic communication between an incarcerated person and his or her legal representative.

Text (3)
February 25, 2021
February 24, 2021
January 28, 2021
Actions (11)
02/25/2021
Received in the Senate and Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
02/24/2021
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
02/24/2021
On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 - 11 (Roll no. 36). (text: 02/23/2020 CR H557-558)
02/24/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: On motion to suspend the rules and pass the bill Agreed to by the Yeas and Nays: (2/3 required): 414 - 11 (Roll no. 36).(text: 02/23/2020 CR H557-558)
02/24/2021
Considered as unfinished business. (consideration: CR H610-611)
02/23/2021
At 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.
02/23/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 546.
02/23/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H557-560)
02/23/2021
Ms. Jackson Lee moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
01/28/2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
01/28/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Jan 29, 2021 8:12:10 AM
Record Updated
Jun 11, 2021 10:23:15 PM