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.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Aug 8, 1988
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5178”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/100/hr5178>
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