A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to restrict the making of obscene and indecent communications by telephone.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Mar 25, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
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
Mar 25, 1987
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H.R. 1786 (100th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 100th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1987 to Oct 22, 1988. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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