Description: H.Amdt. 988 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

Amendment preserves the right of the FCC to require VoIP providers to contribute to the universal service fund and pay appropriate intercarrier compensation fees.


An amendment numbered 8 printed in House Report 109-491 to preserve FCC authority to require VOIP providers to: (1) Contribute to the Federal universal service fund when they interconnect, either directly or indirectly, with incumbent local exchange carrier networks; and (2) Properly compensate network owners for the use of their network just as incumbent and competitive carriers do today.

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