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- 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)
9/10/1976--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 ...
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Sep 10, 1976
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 4, 1976
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 3803 — 94th Congress: Consumer Communications Reform Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/s3803
“S. 3803 — 94th Congress: Consumer Communications Reform Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1976. November 30, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/94/s3803>
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