H.R. 3638: Family Telephone Connection Protection Act of 2015

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe rules regulating inmate telephone and video service rates, and for other purposes.

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Sep 29, 2015


Referred to Committee on Sep 29, 2015

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 29, 2015, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Bobby Rush

Representative for Illinois's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 29, 2015
Length: 10 pages


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Sep 29, 2015

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H.R. 3638 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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