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house Bill H.R. 176

Stop Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act of 2011

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      house Committees
      Committee on Energy and Commerce
      Communications and Technology
    IntroducedJanuary 4th, 2013

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Stop Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act of 2011

Official Title

To prohibit universal service support of commercial mobile service through the Lifeline program.


Stop Taxpayer Funded Cell Phones Act of 2011 [sic] - 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).

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