S. 2642 (96th): A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that telephone receivers may not be sold in interstate commerce unless they are manufactured in a manner which permits their use by persons with hearing impairments.


May 1, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 1, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Schweiker
Senator from Pennsylvania

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Summary (CRS)
5/1/1980--Introduced.Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the manufacture, importation, installation, offer to sale, rent, or lease, or other distribution of telephone receivers or similar equipment manufactured after the ...

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May 1, 1980


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