Vote — Dec 1, 2015 2:33 p.m.
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.
3/25/1976--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.
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. (2015). 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. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/hr12816>
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