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Mar 25, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976
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
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.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 12816”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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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. February 10, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr12816>
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