H.R.498 - Cuba DATA Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cramer, Kevin [R-ND-At Large] (Introduced 01/12/2017)|
|Committees:||House - Foreign Affairs; Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 01/12/2017 Referred to the Committee on Foreign Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on Energy and Commerce, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.498 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/12/2017)
Cuba Digital and Telecommunications Advancement Act of 2017 or the Cuba DATA Act
This bill authorizes the President to permit any person subject to U.S. jurisdiction to:
- export consumer communication devices and other telecommunications equipment to Cuba;
- provide telecommunications services involving Cuba or persons in Cuba;
- establish facilities to provide telecommunications services connecting Cuba with another country or to provide telecommunications services in Cuba;
- conduct any transaction incident to carrying out such activities; and
- enter into, perform, and make and receive payments under a contract with any individual or entity in Cuba regarding the provision of telecommunications services involving Cuba or persons in Cuba.
The bill repeals or amends specified requirements and prohibitions of: (1) the Cuban Democracy Act of 1992, and (2) the Cuban Liberty and Democratic Solidarity (LIBERTAD) Act of 1996.