Compilation of Selected Acts Within the Jurisdiction of the Committee on Energy and Commerce: Communications Law, as Amended Through August 1, 2005, Including Communications Act of 1934, Telecommunications Act of 1996 ... : Prepared for the Use of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005 - 913 pages
Contains text of communication laws passed by Congress, as amended through August 1, 2005.

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Title IICommon Carriers 210 Part I Common Carrier Regulation 201 Service and Charges 202 Discrimination and Preferences
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Schedules of Charges
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Hearing as to Lawfulness of New Charges Suspension
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Commission Authorized To Prescribe Just and Reasonable Charges 206 Liability of Carriers for Damages
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Recovery of Damages 208 Complaints to the Commission 209 Orders for Payment of Money
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Franks and Passes 211 Copies of Contracts To Be Filed 212 Interlocking DirectoratesOfficials Dealing in Securities 213 Valuation of Carrier Property
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Extension of Lines
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Transactions Relating to Services Equipment and So Forth
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Application of Act to Receivers and Trustees 217 Liability of Carrier for Acts and Omissions of Agents 218 Inquiries Into Management
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Annual and Other Reports
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Accounts Records and Memoranda Depreciation Charges
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Special Provisions Relating to Telephone Companies 222 Privacy of Customer Information
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Obscene or Harassing Telephone Calls in the District of Columbia or in Interstate or Foreign Communications
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Regulation of Pole Attachments
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Telecommunications Services for HearingImpaired and Speech Impaired Individuals
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Telephone Operator Services
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Restrictions on the Use of Telephone Equipment
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Regulation of Carrier Offering of PayPerCall Services
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Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act Compliance
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Protection for Private Blocking and Screening of Offensive Material
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Restriction of Access by Minors to Materials Commercially Distrib uted by Means of World Wide Web That Are Harmful to Minors
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Interconnection
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Procedures for Negotiation Arbitration and Approval of Agreements
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Access by Persons With Disabilities
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Separate Affiliate Safeguards
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Title IIISpecial Provisions Relating to Radio
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Waiver by Licensee
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Special Requirements with Respect to Certain Applications in
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Operation of Transmitting Apparatus
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Censorship Indecent Language
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Willful or Malicious Interference
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Sec Page 335 Direct Broadcast Satellite Service Obligations
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Broadcast Spectrum Flexibility
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Allocation and Assignment of New Public Safety Services Licenses and Commercial Licenses
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Carriage of Local Television Signals by Satellite Carriers
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Carriage of Distant Television Stations by Satellite Carriers
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Significantly Viewed Signals Permitted to be Carried
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Carriage of Television Signals to Certain Subscribers
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Radio Equipment and Radio Operators on Board Ship 351 Ship Radio Stations and Operations
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Radio Officers Watches Auto AlarmRadiotelegraph Equipped 354 Operators WatchesRadiotelephone Equipped Ships
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Technical RequirementsRadiotelephone Equipped Ships
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Transmission of Information
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Authority of Master
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Control by Commission
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Radio Installations on Vessels Carrying Passengers for Hire 381 Vessels Transporting More Than Six Passengers for Hire Required 249 382 Vessels E...
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Inspections
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Grants for Construction and Planning
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Criteria for Approval and Expenditures by Secretary of Commerce
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SUBPART CTELECOMMUNICATIONS DEMONSTRATIONS 395 Assistance for Demonstration Projects
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SUBPART DCORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING 396 Corporation for Public Broadcasting
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b Corporation established
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k Financing Open Meetings and Financial Records
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Petition for Enforcement of Order for Payment of Money
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Title IIIPromotion of International Electronic Commerce
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Ownership Restrictions
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Franchise Fees
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Regulation of Services Facilities and Equipment
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Renewal
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Title IElectronic Records and Signatures in Commerce
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Recognized Private Operating Status per application 610 00
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Studies
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Title IVCommission on Online Child Protection
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Adminstration of Loan Guarantees
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Authorizations of Appropriations
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Moratorium
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Accounting Rule
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Regulation of Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices in Connection
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Sec Page
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Title IIICommunications and Spectrum Allocation Provisions
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Definitions
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Expedited Review
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c Board of Directors d Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman Compensation
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Report on the Use of Advanced Telecommunications Services
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Title IInterception of Digital and Other Communications
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Enforcement orders
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Title INational Telecommunications and Information Administra
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Authority to Recover Reassigned Frequencies
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Short Title Findings
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Relation to State Laws
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Title IShort Title Declaration of Policy and Definitions
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Title IIFederal Coordination Planning and Regulation
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661
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of the Commerce Justice and State the Judiciary
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Short Title
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Reaffirming United States International Telecommunications Policy
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Competitive Bidding for Spectrum
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Short Title
635
Short Title
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TITLE VTELEVISION PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT
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Sense of Congress
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Regulatory Agenda
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Initial Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Final Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Avoidance of Duplicative or Unnecessary Analyses Effect on Other Law ...
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Application Definitions Right of Review Form and Venue of Proceeding Actions Reviewable Relief Pending Review Scope of Review Appendix Insp...
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Title 10Armed Forces
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Global Positioning System
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National Origin 108 Limitations on Exclusive Rights Reproduction by Libraries and Ar chives 111 Limitations on Exclusive Rights Secondary Trans...
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ellite Carriers within Local Markets
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Infringement of Copyright 512 Limitations on Liability Relating to Material Online
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Copyright Royalty Judges Appointment and Functions
801
Unauthorized Fixation and Trafficking in Sound Recordings and Music Videos
805
Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems 1202 Integrity of Copyright Management Information 1203 Civil Remedies 1204 Criminal Offenses...
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Title 18Crimes and Criminal Procedure 1304 Broadcasting Lottery Information 1307 Exceptions Relating to Certain Advertisements and Other Infor...
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Fraud by Wire Radio or Television
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Interference With the Operation of a Satellite 1464 Broadcasting Obscene Language 1468 Distributing Obscene Material by Cable or Subscription Te...
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Definitions 2511 Interception and Disclosure of Wire Oral or Electronic Communica tions Prohibited 2512 Manufacture Distribution Possession and ...
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Title 40Public Buildings Property and Works
857
Authorization of Appropriations
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Foreign Relations Authorization Act Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987
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Uniform Time Act of 1966
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Comprehensive Smokeless Tobacco Health Education Act of 1986
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National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
910

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