H.R. 3993 (111th): Calling Card Consumer Protection Act

Introduced:

Nov 3, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Eliot Engel

Representative for New York's 17th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 24, 2010
Length: 18 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require accurate and reasonable disclosure of the terms and conditions of prepaid telephone calling cards and services.

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History

Nov 3, 2009
 
Introduced

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May 5, 2010
 
Reported by Committee

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Jun 23, 2010
 
Passed House

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Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (1R, 1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes
On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass, as Amended
Jun 23, 2010 4:59 p.m.
Passed 381/41

Related Bills

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H.R. 3402 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 25, 2008

S. 562 (Related)
Prepaid Calling Card Consumer Protection Act of 2009

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 10, 2009

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