H.R.4059: To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to establish a position for a representative of Indian Tribes on the Joint Board overseeing the implementation of universal service, and for other purposes.

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Bill Summary

Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require one member of the Federal-State Joint Board on universal service (recommends changes to universal service implementation regulations) to be a Tribal representative who is nominated by the Federal Communication Commission's (FCC) Office of Native Affairs and Policy and appointed by the FCC.

(Source: Library of Congress)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Feb. 16, 2012

Introduced in the House by Mary Bono Mack (R-Calif.)

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