To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to exempt providers of broadband Internet access service from Federal universal service contributions.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for West Virginia's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Mar 26, 2015
Length: 2 pages
Mar 26, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 26, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 26, 2015
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H.R. 1712 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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