S. 2998 (110th): Prepaid Calling Card Consumer Protection Act of 2008


May 8, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bill Nelson

Senator from Florida



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Last Updated: May 8, 2008
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to require accurate and reasonable disclosure of the terms and conditions of prepaid telephone calling cards and services, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

5/8/2008--Introduced.Prepaid Calling Card Consumer Protection Act of 2008 - Requires the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to require every prepaid telephone calling service provider and prepaid telephone calling card distributor to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


May 8, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2998”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


6 cosponsors (4R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

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S. 562 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2009

H.R. 3402 (Related)
Calling Card Consumer Protection Act

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 25, 2008

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