A bill to require that certain Federal entities and certain non-Federal entities receiving Federal financial assistance provide television sets capable of displaying closed-captioning, to prohibit Federal funding of conferences held at certain places of public accommodation which do not provide guests with guest rooms furnished with televisions capable of displaying closed-captioning, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Aug 8, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on August 8, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district
Aug 8, 1988
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H.R. 5178 (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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