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
101st Congress (1989–1990)
This bill was introduced on July 21, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
Representative for New Jersey's 1st congressional district
24 Cosponsors (22 Democrats, 2 Republicans)
Jul 21, 1989
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H.R. 2968 (101st) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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