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H.R.3101 Twenty-first Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act of 2009, 111th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 05, 2010 Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 513.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce - Communications and Technology

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on July 26, 2010, with a roll call of 348 ayes, 23 nays, and 61 not voting.

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  • 23% of users oppose H.R.3101

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    23% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.3101.
  • H.R.3101 has been viewed 41,454 times

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    • On July 28, 2010, by xcrissxcrossx - Seems like this bill provides another step towards lawsuit-happy America.

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      As noted by xcrissxcrossx, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 28, 2010, "Seems like this bill provides another step towards lawsuit-happy America."
    • On July 31, 2010, by NotAPundit - This bill will *not* help make media and communication technologies more accessible. It *will* take many useful and desirable (especially community-driven) resources off the internet, leaving our communication options controlled by the likes of Facebook and other big corporate interests. More on my blog at http://politicalilliteracy.us/articles/2010/06/accessibility_bill_threatens_independent_internet_services

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      As noted by NotAPundit, a user on OpenCongress.org, on July 31, 2010, "This bill will *not* help make media and communication technologies more accessible. It *will* take many useful and desirable (especially community-driven) resources off the internet, leaving our communication options controlled by the likes of Facebook and other big corporate interests. More on my blog at http://politicalilliteracy.us/articles/2010/06/accessibility_bill_threatens_independent_internet_services"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • CEA's Shapiro Asks Congress to Redo HR 3101 and Recognize That ... - January 01, 2011 by coleenw06's posterous - He explained CEA's concern that HR 3101, by requiring all Internet connected products and services be accessible by Americans with all disabilities, would freeze technology and deter innovation and entrepreneurs. ...

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      As noted by coleenw06's posterous on January 01, 2011, "He explained CEA's concern that HR 3101, by requiring all Internet connected products and services be accessible by Americans with all disabilities, would freeze technology and deter innovation and entrepreneurs. ..." (http://coleenw06.posterous.com/ceas-shapiro-asks-congress-to-redo-hr-3101-an)
    • House Energy and Commerce OKs Communications Disability Access Bill - January 01, 2011 by Tania Drownray's blog - The House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved HR 3101, a bill that updates disability access to communications services elements of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, but with changes that address some of the issues that ...

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      As noted by Tania Drownray's blog on January 01, 2011, "The House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved HR 3101, a bill that updates disability access to communications services elements of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, but with changes that address some of the issues that ..." (http://taniadrownray.typepad.com/blog/2011/01/house-energy-and-commerce-oks-communications-disability-access-bill.html)
    • House Energy and Commerce OKs Communications Disability Access Bill - December 25, 2010 by lucindaho06's posterous - The House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved HR 3101, a bill that updates disability access to communications services elements of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, but with changes that address some of the issues that ...

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      As noted by lucindaho06's posterous on December 25, 2010, "The House Energy and Commerce Committee Wednesday approved HR 3101, a bill that updates disability access to communications services elements of the 1996 Telecommunications Act, but with changes that address some of the issues that ..." (http://lucindaho06.posterous.com/house-energy-and-commerce-oks-communications)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Senate approves Markey bill on technology accessibility - August 09, 2010 by Stoneham Sun - author of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (HR 3101), last week issued the following statement after companion legislation (S. ...

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      As noted by Stoneham Sun on August 09, 2010, " author of the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (HR 3101), last week issued the following statement after companion legislation (S. ... " (http://www.wickedlocal.com/stoneham/town_info/government/x1028351794/Senate-approves-Markey-bill-on-technology-accessibility)
    • Delahunt votes to pull troops from Pakistan, Brown votes against "full disclosure" - July 31, 2010 by Cape Cod Today (blog) - ... ACCCESS FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS, VIDEO: The House passed the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (HR 3101), sponsored by Rep. ...

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      As noted by Cape Cod Today (blog) on July 31, 2010, " ... ACCCESS FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS, VIDEO: The House passed the 21st Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (HR 3101), sponsored by Rep. ... " (http://www.capecodtoday.com/blogs/index.php/headlines/2010/07/31/delahunt-votes-to-pull-troops-from-pakis)
    • How they voted (Aug. 1) - July 30, 2010 by Las Cruces Sun-News - •HR 3101 Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (Passed 348-23) Teague yes, Lujan yes, Heinrich yes. ...

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      As noted by Las Cruces Sun-News on July 30, 2010, " •HR 3101 Twenty-First Century Communications and Video Accessibility Act (Passed 348-23) Teague yes, Lujan yes, Heinrich yes. ... " (http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_15651454)
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