Enacted — Signed by the President — Aug 7, 2015
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Mar 25, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
This bill was introduced on March 25, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Virginia's 3rd congressional district
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to restrict the making of obscene and indecent communications by telephone.
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Apr 28, 1988
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1786 — 100th Congress: Telephone Decency Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr1786
“H.R. 1786 — 100th Congress: Telephone Decency Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1987. September 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr1786>
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|quote=Telephone Decency Act