A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to ensure the integrity of voice communications and to prevent unjust or unreasonable discrimination among areas of the United States in the delivery of such communications.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Mar 19, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on June 29, 2016, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senior Senator from Minnesota
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Last Updated: Nov 28, 2016
Length: 12 pages
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H.R. 2566 (same title)
Passed House — Nov 14, 2016
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Companion Bill — Passed House
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2566 (114th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on S. 827 (114th).
Reported by Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
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Reintroduced Bill — Ordered Reported by Committee
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 96.
S. 827 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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