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HR 5252 - COPE Bill of 2006 - National Key Vote

Jesse Jackson, Jr. voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Placed on Calendar (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (321-101) - (Key vote)
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Title: COPE Bill of 2006

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that amends the Communications Act of 1934 allowing national franchise telecommunication purchasing and provides for Federal Communications Commission (FCC) involvement in enforcing franchise requirements.

  • Allows companies or individuals to acquire national franchises of telecommunications services that would provide cable services in certain areas (Sec. 101).
  • States that all public providers of telecommunications services will abide by rules and policies governing competition neutrality (Sec. 401).
  • Requires Voice over Internet Protocol (VOIP) companies to provide 911 and E-911 services to customers (Sec. 716).
  • Prohibits service providers from requiring customers to purchase cable, telecommunication, or VOIP service provided by the company (Sec. 718).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: COPE Bill of 2006


  • Joe Linus Barton (TX - R) (Out Of Office)


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