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Nov 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on June 23, 2010 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for New York's 17th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2010
Length: 18 pages
To require accurate and reasonable disclosure of the terms and conditions of prepaid telephone calling cards and services.
6/23/2010--Passed House amended.Calling Card Consumer Protection Act - Section3 - Requires providers or distributors of prepaid calling cards, including cards that use interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) or a ... Read more >
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Earlier Version — Passed House
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Last Action: Sep 25, 2008
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 3993 — 111th Congress: Calling Card Consumer Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3993
“H.R. 3993 — 111th Congress: Calling Card Consumer Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr3993>
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