Mar 25, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 25, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district
About the bill
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 titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 12816 — 94th Congress: Consumer Communications Reform Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr12816
“H.R. 12816 — 94th Congress: Consumer Communications Reform Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1976. August 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr12816>
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