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H.R. 599: Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2017

About the bill

Source: Republican Policy Committee

H.R. 599 amends Title I of the Communications Act of 1934 by directing the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to publish on its website and submit to the Committee on Energy and Commerce a report on the state of the communications marketplace biennially by consolidating eight separate reports into one single report. Each biennial report must assess: 1) the state of competition in the communications marketplace, including competition to deliver voice, video, audio, and data services among telecommunications providers, mobile service providers, broadcast stations, satellite providers, internet service providers, and ...

Sponsor and status

Steve Scalise

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jan 24, 2017
Length: 11 pages

Jan 23, 2017


Passed House (Senate next) on Jan 23, 2017

This bill passed in the House on January 23, 2017 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.


2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)

See Instead:

S. 174 (same title)
Passed Senate (House next) — Aug 3, 2017


Jan 23, 2017

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Jan 23, 2017
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Passed Senate

Signed by the President

H.R. 599 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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