S. 96: Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2017

From the summary for the companion bill H.R. 460: H.R. 460 requires third-party intermediate providers who offer the capability of transmitting covered voice communication to register with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC). Third-party intermediate providers work by carrying long distance phone calls in rural areas between providers such as Verizon, AT&T;, and Sprint. The bill also requires the ...

(Source: Republican Policy Committee)

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Overview

Introduced:

Jan 11, 2017

Status:

Ordered Reported by Committee on Jan 24, 2017

The committees assigned to this bill sent it to the House or Senate as a whole for consideration on January 24, 2017.

Sponsor:

Amy Klobuchar

Senior Senator from Minnesota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 21, 2017
Length: 8 pages

Prognosis:

6% chance of being enacted according to PredictGov (details)

History

Jan 11, 2017
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 24, 2017
 
Ordered Reported by Committee

A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

 
Passed Senate

 
Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 96 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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