H.R. 1304 (102nd): Telephone Advertising Consumer Rights Act

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to regulate the use of telephones in making commercial solicitations.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Mar 6, 1991
102nd Congress, 1991–1992

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on November 18, 1991 but was never passed by the Senate.


Edward “Ed” Markey

Representative for Massachusetts's 7th congressional district



Mar 6, 1991

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Jul 30, 1991
Reported by Committee

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Nov 18, 1991
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 1304 (102nd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 102nd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1991 to Oct 9, 1992. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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