To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to promote greater telecommunications and information services to Native Americans, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 21, 1997
Length: 7 pages
Jan 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 21, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jan 21, 1997
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H.R. 486 (105th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 105th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 1997 to Dec 19, 1998. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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