H.R. 12323 (94th): Consumer Communications Reform Act

Introduced:

Mar 4, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 4, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Teno Roncalio

Representative for Wyoming At Large

Democrat

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reaffirm the intent of Congress with respect to the structure of the common carrier telecommunications industry rendering services in interstate and foreign commerce; to grant additional authority to the Federal Communications Commission to authorize mergers of carriers when deemed to be in the public interest; to reaffirm the authority of the States to regulate terminal and station equipment used for telephone exchange service; to require the Federal Communications Commission to make certain findings in connection with Commission actions authorizing specialized carriers.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Mar 4, 1976
 
Introduced

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Related Bills

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H.R. 8 (95th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 4, 1977

S. 3803 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 10, 1976

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