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


Mar 4, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

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


Teno Roncalio

Representative for Wyoming At Large


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.

Summary (CRS)

3/4/1976--Introduced.Consumer Communications Reform Act - States that Congress finds that the revenues from integrated interstate and foreign common carrier telecommunications services helped maintain a level of charges for telephone exchange ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 4, 1976

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 12323”). 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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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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