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Official Title as Introduced

Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services".

Actions Overview (1)

03/08/2017 Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

03/10/2017 Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
03/08/2017 Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/08/2017 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce03/08/2017 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology03/10/2017 Referred to

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Subjects (9)

  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Congressional oversight
  • Consumer affairs
  • Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
  • Internet and video services
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Right of privacy
  • Telephone and wireless communication

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Introduced in House (03/08/2017)

This joint resolution nullifies the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission entitled "Protecting the Privacy of Customers of Broadband and Other Telecommunications Services." The rule published on December 2, 2016: (1) applies the customer privacy requirements of the Communications Act of 1934 to broadband Internet access service and other telecommunications services, (2) requires telecommunications carriers to inform customers about rights to opt in or opt out of the use or the sharing of their confidential information, (3) adopts data security and breach notification requirements, (4) prohibits broadband service offerings that are contingent on surrendering privacy rights, and (5) requires disclosures and affirmative consent when a broadband provider offers customers financial incentives in exchange for the provider's right to use a customer's confidential information.