Bills in the 109th Congress
An amendment numbered 1 printed in House Report 109-491 to clarify the following: (1) what constitutes a franchise area; (2) that a person or group seeking authority to provide service under a national franchise must agree to comply with all requirements the FCC promulgates pursuant to the consumer protection and customer service provisions in the bill; (3) that anyone with a national franchise shall be subject to all the cable operator provisions of Title VI of the Communications Act except for the ones specifically excepted in the bill; and (4) that nothing in the legislation affects existing pole attachment law.
Manager's amendment consists of the text of the amendment contained in House Report 109-491 and printed on page H3569 in the Congressional Record for June 8, 2006.Show All Titles
Amends H.R. 5252
Jun 8, 2006: Passed House