Amendment sought to add a new section to Title VII of the Communication Act of 1934 entitled "Network Neutrality".

Purpose:

An amendment numbered 7 printed in House Report 109-491 which seeks to restore important non-discrimination requirements enforced by the Federal Communications Commission that from the inception of the Internet until August of 2005 were binding on telecommunications carriers. This amendment essentially has 3 parts: (1) provides a policy statement in addition to the general duties of broadband network providers; (2) provides for preserved rights and exceptions to the general statutory duties in the first part; and (3) provides an expedited complaint process and an antitrust savings clause.

House Amendment Code:

(A007)

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