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 ...
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May 8, 2008
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Mar 10, 2009
Reintroduced Bill —
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 562 (111th).
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)
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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
Calling Card Consumer Protection Act
Last Action: Sep 25, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2998 — 110th Congress: Prepaid Calling Card Consumer Protection Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2998
“S. 2998 — 110th Congress: Prepaid Calling Card Consumer Protection Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2998>
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