To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to reform the Federal Communications Commission by requiring an analysis of benefits and costs during the rule making process and creating certain presumptions regarding regulatory forbearance and biennial regulatory review determinations.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Ohio's 5th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 2, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Feb 2, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 2, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 22, 2011
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2289 (112th).
Feb 2, 2015
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Jan 13, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 557.
H.R. 655 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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