H. R. 4059
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
February 16, 2012
Mrs. Bono Mack (for herself, Mr. Inslee, Mr. Cole, Ms. Eshoo, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Kildee, and Mr. DeFazio) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to establish a position for a representative of Indian Tribes on the Joint Board overseeing the implementation of universal service, and for other purposes.
Section 254(a) of the
Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 254(a)) is amended by striking
advocates. and inserting
advocates, and one member of
such Joint Board shall be a Commission-appointed Tribal representative
nominated by the Commission’s Office of Native Affairs and
Section 410(c) of the Communications Act of 1934 (47
U.S.C. 410(c)) is amended in the third and fourth sentences by striking
State each place it appears and inserting
and utility consumer advocate.