S. 652 (104th): Telecommunications Act of 1996

Introduced:

Mar 30, 1995
104th Congress, 1995–1996

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 8, 1996

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 8, 1996.

Law:

Pub.L. 104-104

Sponsor:

Larry Pressler

Senator from South Dakota

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 1, 1996
Length: 106 pages

About the bill

Full Title

An original bill to provide for a pro-competitive, de-regulatory national policy framework designed to accelerate rapidly private sector deployment of advanced telecommunications and information technologies and services to all Americans by opening all telecommunications markets to competition, and for other purposes.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.Res. 353 (rule)

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Feb 1, 1996

H.R. 1555 (Related)
Communications Act of 1995

Passed House
Last Action: Aug 4, 1995

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 652” means this is a Senate 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.

History

Reported by Committee
Mar 23, 1995
Introduced
Mar 30, 1995
Passed Senate
Jun 15, 1995
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Passed House
Oct 12, 1995
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Feb 1, 1996
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Conference Report Agreed to by House
Feb 1, 1996
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Feb 8, 1996

Details

Cosponsors
none
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes
Jun 8, 1995 2:09 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 68/31
Jun 8, 1995 5:40 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 58/36
Jun 9, 1995 10:16 a.m.
Motion for Attendance Agreed to 80/8
Jun 13, 1995 4:50 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 52/48
Jun 13, 1995 6:55 p.m.
Motion to Table Motion to Reconsider Rejected 48/52
Jun 14, 1995 10:23 a.m.
Cloture Motion Agreed to 89/11
Jun 14, 1995 11:23 a.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 55/45
Jun 14, 1995 2:31 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 79/21
Jun 14, 1995 2:55 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 60/38
Jun 15, 1995 12:40 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 64/34
Jun 15, 1995 12:59 p.m.
Motion to Table Agreed to 67/31
Jun 15, 1995 5:06 p.m.
Bill Passed 81/18
On the Conference Report
Feb 1, 1996 4:23 p.m.
Passed 414/16
On the Conference Report
Feb 1, 1996 4:50 p.m.
Conference Report Agreed to 91/5

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