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S. 1462 (102nd): Telephone Consumer Protection Act of 1991


An Act to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit certain practices involving the use of telephone equipment.

Sponsor and status

Introduced
Jul 11, 1991
102nd Congress (1991–1992)
Status

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 1991

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 20, 1991.

Law
Pub.L. 102-243
Sponsor

Ernest “Fritz” Hollings

Senator for South Carolina

Democrat

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Last Updated: Dec 20, 1991

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History

Jul 11, 1991
 
Introduced

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Jul 30, 1991
 
Ordered Reported

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Nov 7, 1991
 
Passed Senate (House next)

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

Nov 26, 1991
 
Passed House with Changes (back to Senate)

The House passed the bill with changes not in the Senate version and sent it back to the Senate to approve the changes. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Nov 27, 1991
 
Senate Agreed to Changes

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 20, 1991
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 1462 (102nd) was a 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 1462. This is the one from the 102nd Congress.

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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