Summary: S.1916 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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Reported to Senate without amendment (10/27/2016)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Rural Health Care Connectivity Act of 2015

(Sec. 2) This bill amends the Communications Act of 1934 to include skilled nursing facilities among the types of health care providers that may request from a telecommunications carrier under the Universal Service Fund the necessary telecommunications and information services to serve persons who reside in rural areas at rates that are reasonably comparable to rates charged for similar services in urban areas.