H. R. 3481
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
November 18, 2011
Mr. Griffin of Arkansas introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To prohibit universal service support of commercial mobile service through the Lifeline program.
This Act may be cited as the
Stop Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act
Prohibition on Lifeline support for commercial mobile service
A provider of commercial mobile service may not receive universal service support under sections 214(e) and 254 of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 214(e); 254) for the provision of such service through the Lifeline program of the Federal Communications Commission.
Commercial mobile service defined
this section, the term
commercial mobile service has the meaning
given such term in section 332(d)(1) of the Communications Act of 1934 (47