Compilation of Selected Acts Within the Jurisdiction of the Committee on Energy and Commerce: Communications Law, as Amended Through August 1, 2005, Including Communications Act of 1934, Telecommunications Act of 1996 ... : Prepared for the Use of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, U.S. House of Representatives

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 2005 - 913 halaman
Contains text of communication laws passed by Congress, as amended through August 1, 2005.
 

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Competition in Provision of Telecommunications Service
33
Regulatory Reform
34
Title IICommon Carriers Part I Common Carrier Regulation 201 Service and Charges
35
Schedules of Charges
36
Hearing as to Lawfulness of New Charges Suspension
37
Commission Authorized To Prescribe Just and Reasonable Charges
38
Recovery of Damages
39
Franks and Passes
40
Extension of Lines
42
Transactions Relating to Services Equipment and So Forth
45
Application of Act to Receivers and Trustees
46
Annual and Other Reports
47
Accounts Records and Memoranda Depreciation Charges
48
Special Provisions Relating to Telephone Companies
50
Obscene or Harassing Telephone Calls in the District of Columbia or in Interstate or Foreign Communications
53
Regulation of Pole Attachments
58
Telecommunications Services for HearingImpaired an Speech Impaired Individuals
60
Telephone Operator Services
63
Restrictions on the Use of Telephone Equipment
69
Regulation of Carrier Offering of PayPerCall Services
79
Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act Compliance
86
Protection for Private Blocking and Screening of Offensive Material
87
Restriction of Access by Minors to Materials Commercially Distrib uted by Means of World Wide Web That Are Harmful to Minors
89
Sec Page Part II Development of Competitive Markets 251 Interconnection
94
Procedures for Negotiation Arbitration and Approval of Agreements
99
Cooperation of Agencies Reports Availability of Information Rec
102
Removal of Barriers to Entry
103
Universal Service
104
Access by Persons with Disabilities
119
Market Entry Barriers Proceeding
120
Illegal Changes in Subscriber Carrier Selections
121
Provision of Telemessaging Service
122
Effect on Other Requirements
123
Separate Affiliate Safeguards
130
Manufacturing by Bell Operating Companies
132
Electronic Publishing by Bell Operating Companies
138
Alarm Monitoring Services
143
Provision of Payphone Service
144
Title IIISpecial Provisions Relating to Radio Part I General Provisions 301 License for Radio Communication or Transmission of Energy
146
General Powers of Commission
148
Waiver by Licensee
152
GovernmentOwned Stations
153
Communication
155
Licenses
156
Limitation on Holding and Transfer of Licenses
174
Broadcasting Service
175
Administrative Sanctions
176
Application of Antitrust Laws Refusal of Licenses and Permits in Certain Cases
178
Facilities for Candidates for Public Office
179
Modification by Commission of Construction Permits or Licenses
182
Operation of Transmitting Apparatus
183
Designation of Stations Liable to Interfere with Distress Signals
184
Intercommunication in Mobile Service
185
Censorship Indecent Language
193
Prohibition against Shipment of Certain Television Receivers
194
Very High Frequency Stations and AM Radio Stations
195
Mobile Services
196
47 U S C 159 REGULATORY FEES
200
Willful or Malicious Interference
202
Sec Page 335 Direct Broadcast Satellite Service Obligations
203
Broadcast Spectrum Flexibility
204
Allocation and Assignment of New Public Safety Services Licenses and Commercial Licenses
213
Carriage of Local Television Signals by Satellite Carriers
215
Carriage of Distant Television Stations by Satellite Carriers
223
Significantly Viewed Signals Permitted to be Carried
235
Carriage of Television Signals to Certain Subscribers
240
Ship Radio Stations and Operations
241
Radio Officers Watches Auto AlarmRadiotelegraph Equipped Ships
243
Technical RequirementsRadiotelephone Equipped Ships
245
Transmission of Information
246
Authority of Master
247
Control by Commission
248
Radio Installations on Vessels Carrying Passengers for Hire 381 Vessels Transporting More Than Six Passengers for Hire Required To Be Equipped ...
249
Inspections
250
Grants for Construction and Planning
251
Criteria for Approval and Expenditures by Secretary of Commerce
253
Assistance for Demonstration Projects
256
SUBPART DCORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING 396 Corporation for Public Broadcasting
257
b Corporation established
258
f Nonprofit and Nonpolitical Nature of the Corporation g Purposes and Activities of Corporation
260
h Interconnection Service
262
i Report to Congress G Right to Repeal Alter or Amend
267
k Financing Open Meetings and Financial Records 1 Records and Audit
271
SUBPART EGENERAL 397 Definitions
274
Federal Interference or Control Prohibited Equal Employment Opportunity
276
Support of Political Candidates Prohibited
278
399B Offering of Certain Services Facilities or Products by Public Broadcast Stations
279
Proceedings to Enjoin Set Aside Annul or Suspend Orders of the Commission
280
Inquiry by Commission on Its Own Motion
282
Mandamus to Compel Furnishing of Facilities
283
Petition for Enforcement of Order for Payment of Money
284
Use of Joint BoardsCooperation with State Commissions
286
Joinder of Parties
287
Documents Filed To Be Public RecordsUse in Proceedings
288
Limitations as to Actions
289
Title VPenal Provisions Forfeitures 501 General Penalty
290
Provisions Relating to Forfeitures
293
Venue of Offenses
294
Prohibited Practices in Case of Contests of Intellectual Knowledge Intellectual Skill or Chance
295
Forfeiture of Communications Devices
296
Title V1Cable Communications Part I General Provisions 601 Purposes
297
Use of Cable Channels and Cable Ownership Restrictions 611 Cable Channels for Public Educational or Governmental Use
299
Cable Channels for Commercial Use
300
Principles Governing the Use of Electronic Signatures in Inter
301
Ownership Restrictions
304
Sec Page 614 Carriage of Local Commercial Television Signals
306
Carriage of Noncommercial Educational Television
313
Regulation of Carriage Agreements
317
Sales of Cable Systems
318
Franchise Fees
320
Regulation of Rates
322
Regulation of Services Facilities and Equipment
330
624A Consumer Electronics Equipment Compatibility
332
Modification of Franchise Obligations
334
Renewal
336
Conditions of Sale
338
Competitive Availability of Navigation Devices
342
Miscellaneous Provisions 631 Protection of Subscriber Privacy
343
Consumer Protection and Customer Service
346
Equal Employment Opportunity
348
Judicial Proceedings
351
635A Limitation of Franchising Authority Liability 3352
352
Existing Franchises
353
Video Programming Services Provided by Telephone Companies 651 Regulatory Treatment of Video Programming Services
354
Prohibition on Buy Outs
355
Establishment of Open Video Systems
357
Title VIIMiscellaneous Provisions 701 Transfer to Commission of Duties Powers and Functions under Existing Law
360
Unauthorized Publication of Communications
361
Sec Page 5 Other Protections for Users of Commercial Electronic Mail
386
Businesses Knowingly Promoted by Electronic Mail with False or 7 Enforcement Generally
391
Effect on Other Laws
397
Improving Enforcement by Providing Rewards for Information About Violations Labeling
398
Application to Wireless
399
Separability
400
SATELLITE HOME VIEWER EXTENSION AND REAUTHORIZATION ACT OF 2004
401
Short titles Table of Contents
403
Addtional Study
404
Study of Impact on Cable Television Service
405
PUBLIC LAW 108494 E911
409
GA‘ Study of State and Local Use of 911 Service Charges
410
Short title
411
Commercial Spectrum License Policy Review
412
Short title
413
ELECTRONIC SIGNATURES IN GLOBAL AND NATIONAL COMMERCE
415
Title 1Electronic Records and Signatures in Commerce 101 General Rule of Validity
417
Exemption to Preemption
421
Applicability to Federal and State Governments
422
Studies
424
Definitions
425
Effective Date
426
Title IITransferable Records 201 Transferable Records
427
Effective Date
428
Title IVCommission on Online Child Protection 401 Authority to Accept Gifts
429
LAUNCHING OUR COMMUNITIES ACCESS TO LOCAL TELEVISION ACT OF 2000
431
Title XLocal TV Act 1001 Short Title
433
Approval of Loan Guarantees
434
Adminstration of Loan Guarantees
440
Annual Audit
444
Technical Amendment
446
Authorizations of Appropriations
447
Prevention of Interference to Direct Broadcast Satellite Services
448
INTERNET TAX FREEDOM
449
Title XIMoratorium on Certain Taxes 1100 Short Title
451
Advisory Commission on Electronic Commerce
454
Report
456
Definitions
457
Accounting Rule
460
Exception for Texas Municipal Access Line Fee
461
Declaration That the Internet Should be Free of Foreign Tariffs Trade Barriers and Other Restrictions
462
CHILDRENS ONLINE PRIVACY PROTECTION ACT OF 1998
463
Title XIIIChildrens Online Privacy Protection 1301 Short Title
465
Regulation of Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices in Connection with the Collection and Use of Personal Information From and About Children ...
467
Title IIICommunications and Spectrum Allocation Provisions
477
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483
SUBTITLE CJUDICIAL REVIEW
489
c Board of Directors d Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman Compensation
494
Title IInterception of Digital and Other Communications 101 Short Title
501
Assistance Capability Requirements
502
Notices of Capacity Requirements
504
Systems Security and Integrity
506
Enforcement orders
508
Authorization of Appropriations
511
Title IVTelecommunications Carrier Compliance Payments 401 Department of Justice Telecommunications Carrier Compliance Fund
512
NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION ORGANIZATION
515
Title 1National Telecommunications and Information Administra tion Part AOrganization and Functions 101 Short Title
517
Establishment Assigned Functions
518
Spectrum Management Activities
522
General Administrative Provisions
524
Part BTransfer of Auctionable Frequencies 111 Definitions
525
Identification of Reallocable Frequencies
526
Withdrawal or Limitation of Assignment to Federal Government Stations
533
Distribution of Frequencies by the Commission
534
Authority to Recover Reassigned Frequencies
535
Existing Allocation and Transfer Authority Retained
536
Part CSpecial and Temporary Provisions 151 Authorization of Appropriations for Administration
538
Report on the Role of Telecommunications in Hate Crimes
539
Assessment of electronic spectrum reallocation
540
ChildFriendly secondlevel internet domain
541
Coordination of E911 Implementation
545
TELEPHONE DISCLOSURE
551
Relation to State Laws
558
1
565
Title IShort Title Declaration of Policy and Definitions
571
Title IIFederal Coordination Planning and Regulation
573
Title IVMiscellaneous
579
621
586
SUBTITLE D_NEGOTIATIONS TO PURSUE PRIVATIZATION
593
of the Commerce Justice and State the Judiciary
603
1
609
International Telecommunications Policy
615
Enforcement and Monitoring
621
1
629
Short Title
635
27
639
Administration
647
Short Title
653
Sense of Congress
659
Regulatory Agenda
665
Title 10Armed Forces
719
Infringement of Copyright
791
Copyright Royalty Judges Appointment and Functions
801
Circumvention of Copyright Protection Systems
807
Fraud by Wire Radio or Television
822
Authorization for Interception of Wire Oral or Electronic Commu
824
nications
834
Authorization for Disclosure and Use of Intercepted Wire Oral or Electronic Communications
838
Procedure for Interception of Wire Oral or Electronic Communica tions
839
Reports Concerning Intercepted Wire Oral or Electronic Commu nications
845
Recovery of Civil Damages Authorized
847
Injunction Against Illegal Interception
848
Title 28Judiciary and Judicial Procedure 2341 Definitions
850
Venue
851
Prehearing Conference
852
Jurisdiction of the Proceeding
853
Enforcement of Orders by District Courts
854
Title 40Public Buildings Property and Works Chapter 181Telecommunications Accessibility for HearingImpaired and SpeechImpared Individuals 18...
857
Research and development
858
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
859
Definitions
860
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
862
Authority and Functions of Director
863
Assignment of Tasks and Deadlines
866
Federal Agency Responsibilities
868
Public Information Collection Activities Submission to Director Ap proval and Delegation
873
Determination of Necessity for Information Hearing
877
Cooperation of Agencies in Making Information Available
878
Public Protection
879
Adminstrative Powers
880
Effect on Existing Laws and Regulations
881
Access to Information
882
Authorization of Appropriations
884
Foreign Relations Authorization Act Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987
890
Uniform Time Act of 1966
896
Federal Trade Commission
902
Amendments to the Radio Broadcastings to Cuba Act
908
Other Statutory Obligations of Agencies
913

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