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Jan 21, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
This bill was introduced on January 21, 1997, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New Mexico's 3rd congressional district
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Last Updated: Jan 21, 1997
Length: 7 pages
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to promote greater telecommunications and information services to Native Americans, and for other purposes.
1/21/1997--Introduced.Native American Telecommunications Act of 1997 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to initiate a proceeding to develop and establish an official ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 486 — 105th Congress: Native American Telecommunications Act of 1997. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr486
“H.R. 486 — 105th Congress: Native American Telecommunications Act of 1997.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. October 3, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr486>
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