H.R. 5178 (100th): Closed-Captioned Television Services for the Hearing-Impaired Act of 1988

Introduced:

Aug 8, 1988
100th Congress, 1987–1988

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 8, 1988, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Don Bonker

Representative for Washington's 3rd congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

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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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5178” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Aug 8, 1988

Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2D) (show)
Committee Assignments
Health

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Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

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