H.R.2489: Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act

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Martha Wright Prison Phone Justice Act This bill establishes requirements related to certain charges, practices, classifications, or regulations in connection with confinement facility (i.e., jail or prison) communications services. Specifically, the bill requires the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to establish maximum rates and charges that a provider of prison communications services may charge for such services. The bill provides...

(Source: Library of Congress)

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Date Description
April 14, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
April 13, 2021
Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
April 13, 2021

Introduced in the House by Bobby L. Rush (D-Ill.)

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