Bills Pending US Congress House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology

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USHB7613Intro
25%
To repeal section 230 of the Communications Act of 1934 and ensure reasonable, non-discriminatory access to online communications platforms.
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2022-04-29
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB7598Intro
25%
Provides liability protection for specified information-sharing activities undertaken to trace the origins of unlawful robocalls. Specifically, the bill protects a designated consortium that conducts private-led efforts to trace unlawful robocalls fr...
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2022-04-28
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB7362Intro
25%
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit mobile service providers from providing service on smart phones that have been reported stolen, to require smart phones to be equipped with anti-theft functionality and mobile device identification ...
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2022-04-04
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB7232Intro
25%
Modifies provisions to increase access to behavioral health services, with a focus on crisis services and the 9-8-8 telecommunication system. (The 9-8-8 system provides callers with mental health or suicide crisis support and resources through the ex...
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2022-03-29
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB7112Intro
25%
Creates a grant program for the establishment and expansion of facilities through which internet service providers and content delivery networks exchange internet traffic (internet exchange facilities) in unserved or underserved areas. Further, the b...
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2022-03-18
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB6768Intro
25%
Repeals provisions terminating the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) and the Government Accountability Office reporting requirement for such termination. The FirstNet mission is to deploy, operate, maintain, and improve the first high-spee...
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2022-02-21
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB6691Intro
25%
Prohibits federal funding of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. The bill also rescinds unobligated funding made available to the corporation in specified appropriations acts. (The corporation is a congressionally created nonprofit that supports...
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2022-02-10
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB6572Intro
25%
Requires the inclusion of telecommunications and video surveillance equipment or services produced or provided by Shenzhen Da-Jiang Innovations Sciences and Technologies Company Limited (a Chinese drone maker commonly known as DJI Technologies) on a ...
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2022-02-03
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB6544Intro
25%
Revises the federal framework governing the prevention of online sexual exploitation of children. The bill establishes the National Commission on Online Child Sexual Exploitation Prevention. The commission must develop best practices for interactive ...
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2022-02-02
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB6373Intro
25%
Establishes the Digital Literacy and Equity Commission to conduct a study on digital literacy and equity, including the state of digital literacy and information literacy in the United States.
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2022-01-13
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB6320Intro
25%
Doubles the penalties for providing misleading or inaccurate caller identification information with intent to defraud, cause harm, or wrongfully obtain anything of value.
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2021-12-17
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB6314Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to make changes to the financing of the Universal Service Fund. This fund, which is financed by fees contributed by telecommunications carriers, supports programs to expand the availability of and ...
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2021-12-17
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB6219Intro
25%
Revises the definition of a franchise fee that is paid by a cable operator or cable subscriber to encompass only a tax, fee, or other monetary assessment that is imposed by a franchising authority or other governmental entity.
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2021-12-10
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5897Intro
25%
Directs the Federal Communications Commission to require certain online public inspection files to be made available to the public in a machine-readable format that supports automated searching, bulk downloading, aggregation, manipulation, sorting, a...
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2021-11-08
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5871Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of certain funds to purchase, rent, lease, or otherwise obtain communications equipment or services determined to pose a national security risk.
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2021-11-05
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5836Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to carry out rulemaking, data collection, and reporting about the demographic composition of the broadcast industry workforce. Specifically, the FCC must complete a specified rulemaking process rel...
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2021-11-04
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5655Intro
25%
Requires a mobile or internet voice service provider to disclose the location information of a device pursuant to certain requests. Specifically, a provider must disclose this information at the request of an investigative or law enforcement officer ...
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2021-10-22
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5596Intro
25%
Limits federal liability protection that applies to a provider of an interactive computer service (e.g., a social media company) for claims related to content provided by a third party if the provider makes personalized recommendations of online cont...
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2021-10-18
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5512Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to temporarily accept broadband mapping data from a state to use in applications for funding with respect to the deployment of broadband internet access service in the state if the state data is su...
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2021-10-11
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5393Intro
25%
Requires a cable company operating within a state to carry certain low-power stations under specified conditions. A cable company must carry such a low-power station if, among other requirements (1) the state has no exclusive, in-state broadcast tele...
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2021-09-29
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5378Intro
25%
Specifies a process for auctioning a portion of the electromagnetic spectrum between 3100 megahertz (MHz) and 3540 MHz for nonfederal use, shared federal and nonfederal use, or a combination of those uses. Most wireless technologies (e.g., mobile com...
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2021-09-28
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5257Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish a program that provides a $400 voucher to a low-income individual for the purchase of a connected device (i.e., a desktop, laptop, or tablet computer) for which the FCC shall reimburse...
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2021-09-15
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5207Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish an interagency task force to study the most effective ways to combat unlawful robocalls made into the United States from foreign sources.
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2021-09-13
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USHB5058Intro
25%
Requires the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) to establish a grant program to assist local governments and Indian tribes with efficient review and approval of zoning or permitting applications that facilitate the depl...
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2021-08-23
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB5028Intro
25%
Requires the Technological Advisory Council of the Federal Communications Commission, in consultation with relevant stakeholders, to submit a report that identifies measures, barriers, and recommendations for implementing a 9–1–1 disability alert...
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2021-08-16
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4905Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to promulgate regulations requiring covered businesses to contribute to the federal universal service support mechanism. A covered business is a business offering an online platform (e.g., a social...
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4919Intro
25%
Increases and establishes criminal penalties, which include imprisonment for up to one year, for an intentional violation of the prohibition on automated telephone marketing and messaging. In addition, a person may be imprisoned for up to three years...
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2021-08-04
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4875Intro
25%
Prohibits an internet service provider (ISP) from discriminating in decisions about deploying or upgrading broadband service in a particular geographic area based on residents' race, income, or other factors (i.e., digital redlining). It also prevent...
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2021-08-02
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4871Intro
25%
To direct the Federal Communications Commission to take certain actions to increase diversity of ownership in the broadcasting industry, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-02
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USHB4825Intro
25%
Establishes grant programs within the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for partnerships of states, localities, and broadband service providers to carry out projects to expand access to fixed and mobile broadband service in u...
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2021-07-30
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4634Intro
25%
Places conditions on entities that deploy commercial terrestrial operations in the 1525-1559 megahertz (MHz) band or the 1626.5-1660.6 MHz band of the electromagnetic spectrum. These frequency bands are traditionally used for satellite operations, in...
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2021-07-23
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4663Intro
25%
Provides additional funding for the Emergency Connectivity Fund, which supports remote learning during the COVID-19 emergency period by covering reasonable costs of laptop and tablet computers, Wi-Fi hotspots, modems, routers, and broadband connectiv...
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2021-07-23
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4656Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to, within 30 days, establish a new tribal priority window for the 2.5 gigahertz band, through which tribes in rural areas may apply for unassigned spectrum. The new window is subject to the same t...
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2021-07-23
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4208Intro
25%
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to clarify the obligations of licensees under section 331 of that Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-06-29
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4029Intro
25%
Provides statutory authority for the interagency working group at the National Telecommunications and Information Administration that assesses and addresses the law enforcement and national security policy implications arising from foreign ownership ...
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2021-06-23
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB4022Intro
25%
Establishes a federal statutory framework to regulate the use of cell-site simulators. Cell-site simulators (commonly known as Stingrays) are devices that function as or simulate a cell-phone tower to identify, locate, or intercept transmissions from...
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2021-06-22
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3827Intro
25%
Modifies the immunity from liability of a provider or user of an interactive computer service (e.g., a social media company) for screening and blocking offensive content on its platform. Specifically, the bill provides that this immunity shall not ap...
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2021-06-14
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3410Intro
25%
Prohibits the use of federal funds for National Public Radio or radio-content acquisition.
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3386Intro
25%
Establishes programs for the implementation and use of smart technologies and systems in communities of various sizes. A smart city or community is one in which innovative, advanced, and trustworthy information, communication, and energy technologies...
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3377Intro
25%
Authorizes the designation of qualified gigabit opportunity zones in low-income communities and provides tax incentives for investments in such zones. Governors may submit nominations for a limited number of qualified gigabit opportunity zones in low...
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3421Intro
25%
Limits federal liability protection that applies to a user or provider of an interactive computer service (e.g., a social media company) for claims related to content provided by third parties. Specifically, the bill applies the liability protection ...
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3411Intro
25%
Prohibits federal funding for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting after FY2023.
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3376Intro
25%
Expands eligibility for the universal service support mechanisms through which the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) assists broadband service providers with making essential communications technology available for all consumers. Under current ...
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2021-05-21
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3346Intro
25%
Prohibits the Federal Communications Commission from regulating the amounts charged by providers for broadband internet access service.
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2021-05-20
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3184Intro
25%
Specifies that the federal liability protection that a provider of an interactive computer service (e.g., a social media company) receives for content provided by third parties does not apply to certain advertisements that target users who are part o...
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2021-05-14
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB3169Intro
25%
Establishes the Future of Local News Committee to examine, report on, and make recommendations related to the state of local news and the ability of local news to meet the information needs of the people of the United States. The duties of the commit...
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2021-05-13
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB2665Intro
25%
Requires the Federal Communications Commission to establish a program for awarding grants to states for the deployment of broadband service in underserved areas by small business broadband providers. A state that receives such a grant must use the fu...
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2021-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB2666Intro
25%
Prohibits broadband internet access service providers from increasing rates or enforcing data caps or allowances during a major disaster or emergency, including a public health emergency.
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2021-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHB2667Intro
25%
Prohibits a broadband internet provider from charging a consumer for the rental, lease, or provision of equipment if the consumer has paid the purchase price of such equipment through monthly rental fees.
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2021-04-20
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
USHR326Intro
25%
This resolution supports the goals and ideals of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week, honors and recognizes the contributions of public safety telecommunications professionals, and encourages the people of the United States to remember the ...
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2021-04-19
To House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology
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