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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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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 5178 — 100th Congress: Closed-Captioned Television Services for the Hearing-Impaired Act of 1988. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5178
“H.R. 5178 — 100th Congress: Closed-Captioned Television Services for the Hearing-Impaired Act of 1988.” www.GovTrack.us. 1988. May 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5178>
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|date=August 8, 1988
|quote=Closed-Captioned Television Services for the Hearing-Impaired Act of 1988