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H.R. 2666 - No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act

Bill Text

  • Text of H.R. 2666 PDF

    No Rate Regulation of Broadband Internet Access Act (as reported)

  • H. Rept. 114-478 PDF

    Report from the Committee on Energy and Commerence

Rule Information

COMMITTEE ACTION:
REPORTED BY VOICE VOTE on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 .

FLOOR ACTION ON H. RES. 672: 
Agreed to by record vote of 242-182, after agreeing to the previous question by record vote of 243-182, on Wednesday, April 13, 2016.  

MANAGERS:Burgess/Polis

1. Structured rule.

2. Provides one hour of general debate equally divided and controlled by the chair and ranking minority member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce.

3. Waives all points of order against consideration of the bill.

4. Makes in order as original text for the purpose of amendment the amendment in the nature of a substitute recommended by the Committee on Energy and Commerce now printed in the bill and provides that it shall be considered as read.

5. Waives all points of order against that amendment in the nature of a substitute.

6. Makes in order only those further amendments printed in the Rules Committee report. Each such amendment may be offered only in the order printed in the report, may be offered only by a Member designated in the report, shall be considered as read, shall be debatable for the time specified in the report equally divided and controlled by the proponent and an opponent, shall not be subject to amendment, and shall not be subject to a demand for division of the question.

7. Waives all points of order against the amendments printed in the report.

8. Provides one motion to recommit with or without instructions.

Amendments (click headers to sort)

#Version #Sponsor(s)PartySummaryStatus
2Version 1Doyle (PA)DemocratPreserves the FCC's authority to accelerate the deployment of broadband internet access service to low-income consumers.Made In Order
4Version 1Lujan (NM), Pallone (NJ), Yarmuth (KY), Clarke (NY)DemocratClarifies that nothing in H.R. 2666 would prevent the FCC from requiring that TV broadcast stations, AM or FM radio broadcast stations, cable operators, direct broadcast satellite service providers, or satellite digital audio radio service providers to upload the public inspection file in a format that is machine-readable, to the extent such station, operator, or provider is required to make material in its public inspection file available on, or upload such material to, an Internet website.Made In Order
1Version 1McNerney (CA)DemocratStates that nothing in H.R. 2666 shall affect the authority of the Commission to act in the public interest, convenience, and necessity. Made In Order
5Version 1Sanford (SC)RepublicanWithdrawn Provides a sense of the Congress that the Federal Communication's reclassification of broadband as a telecommunications service exceeds its authority, and that broadband should be classified as an information service under the 1996 Telecommunications Act. It further provides a sense of Congress that section 706 of the 1996 Telecommunications Act does not allow the Commission the authority to impose net neutrality. Withdrawn
3Version 1Yarmuth (KY), Pallone (NJ), Eshoo (CA), Edwards (MD), Welch (VT), McNerney (CA), Norcross (NJ), Sarbanes (MD), Clarke (NY), Matsui (CA), Doyle (PA), Loebsack (IA), Lujan (NM)DemocratStates that nothing in the bill shall be construed to affect the authority of the Commission to revise or modify its sponsorship identification rules. This includes the names of significant donors for political matter or matter involving the discussion of a controversial issue of public importance.Submitted