A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to promote fairness in telecommunications policy by providing for lifeline telephone service.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Jan 6, 1987
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 6, 1987, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 18th congressional district
Jan 3, 1985
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 151 (99th).
Jan 6, 1987
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H.R. 291 (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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