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.
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94th Congress (1975–1976)
This bill was introduced on June 3, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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Representative for Virginia's 1st congressional district
Jun 3, 1976
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H.R. 14158 (94th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 14158. This is the one from the 94th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Consumer Communications Reform Act, H.R. 14158, 94th Cong. (1976).
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