H.R. 5583 (111th): Cell Phone Early Termination Fee, Transparency, and Fairness Act


Jun 23, 2010
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 23, 2010, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Carol Shea-Porter

Representative for New Hampshire's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Jun 23, 2010
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About the bill

Full Title

To require cell phone early termination fees to be pro-rated over the term of a subscriber's contract, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

6/23/2010--Introduced.Cell Phone Early Termination Fee, Transparency, and Fairness Act or the Cell Phone ETF Act - Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to promulgate regulations requiring, at a minimum, that ... Read more >

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Jun 23, 2010

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S. 2825 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 3, 2009

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