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S.874: Ending Mobile Phone Welfare Act of 2013

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This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about science, technology, communications
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Sponsor David Vitter, R-La.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Republicans)
Introduced May 7, 2013
Latest Major Action May 7, 2013
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Bill Summary

Ending Mobile Phone Welfare Act of 2013 - Prohibits a provider of commercial mobile communications service from receiving universal service support under specified provisions of the Communications Act of 1934 for the provision of such service through the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) Lifeline program (a program that provides discounts on monthly telephone service to qualifying low-income consumers).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
May 7, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.