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H.R.5252 - COPE bill

To promote the deployment of broadband networks and services. view all titles (18)

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  • Short: Wireless Innovation Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: WIN Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Video Competition and Savings for Consumers Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Truth in Caller ID Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Rural Wireless and Broadband Service Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Local Community Radio Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Internet Consumer Bill of Rights Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Internet and Universal Service Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Digital Content Protection Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Community Broadband Act as reported to senate.
  • Short: Cell Phone Tax Moratorium Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Communications Act of 2006 as reported to senate.
  • Short: Advanced Telecommunications and Opportunities Reform Act as reported to senate.
  • Popular: COPE bill as .
  • Popular: COPE bill.
  • Short: Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006 as introduced.
  • Short: Communications Opportunity, Promotion, and Enhancement Act of 2006 as passed house.
  • Official: To promote the deployment of broadband networks and services. as introduced.

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Latest Amendment Status Purpose View All Amendments [8]
 
H.Amdt 988 Pass An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 109-491 to preserve FCC authority to require VOIP providers to: (1) Contribute to the Federal universal service fund when they interconnect, either directly or indirectly, with incumbent local exchange carrier networks; and (2) Properly compensate network owners for the use of their network just as incumbent and competitive carriers do today.
H.Amdt 987 Fail An amendment numbered 7 printed in House Report 109-491 which seeks to restore important non-discrimination requirements enforced by the Federal Communications Commission that from the inception of the Internet until August of 2005 were binding on telecommunications carriers. This amendment essentially has 3 parts: (1) provides a policy statement in addition to the general duties of broadband network providers; (2) provides for preserved rights and exceptions to the general statutory duties in the first part; and (3) provides an expedited complaint process and an antitrust savings clause.
H.Amdt 986 Pass An amendment numbered 6 printed in House Report 109-491 to clarify that the language in section 201 (i.e. the new section 715(b)(3) of the Communications Act) that gives exclusive authority to the FCC to adjudicate complaints concerning network neutrality does not affect the applicability of the antitrust laws to cases involving network neutrality or the jurisdiction of the courts to hear such cases.
Latest Actions View All Actions [37]
 
Sep 29, 2006Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 652.
Sep 29, 2006Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Reported by Senator Stevens with an amendment in the nature of a substitute. With written report No. 109-355. Additional views filed.
Jun 28, 2006Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Ordered to be reported with an amendment in the nature of a substitute favorably.

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