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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

Telecommunications Equipment and Information Services Act of 1985

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

A bill to permit the Bell operating companies to provide information services and to manufacture telecommuncations equipment, subject to regulation by the Federal Communications Commission.

Actions Overview (1)

11/20/1985Introduced in House

All Actions (4)

03/13/1986Subcommittee Hearings Held.
Action By: House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection and Finance
12/05/1985Referred to Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection and Finance.
Action By: Committee on Energy and Commerce
11/20/1985Referred to House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
11/20/1985Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (173)

* = Original cosponsor
CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Swift, Al [D-WA-2]* 11/20/1985
Rep. Lott, Trent [R-MS-5]* 11/20/1985
Rep. Slattery, Jim [D-KS-2]* 11/20/1985
Rep. Matsui, Robert T. [D-CA-3]* 11/20/1985
Rep. Nielson, Howard C. [R-UT-3]* 11/20/1985
Rep. Whittaker, Bob [R-KS-5] 02/06/1986
Rep. Gingrich, Newt [R-GA-6] 02/06/1986
Rep. Madigan, Edward R. [R-IL-15] 02/06/1986
Rep. Skeen, Joe [R-NM-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Sundquist, Don [R-TN-7] 02/06/1986
Rep. Wortley, George C. [R-NY-27] 02/06/1986
Rep. Siljander, Mark D. [R-MI-4] 02/06/1986
Rep. Bentley, Helen Delich [R-MD-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Ford, Harold E. [D-TN-9] 02/06/1986
Rep. Bustamante, Albert G. [D-TX-23] 02/06/1986
Rep. Fuqua, Don [D-FL-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Monson, David S. [R-UT-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Dowdy, Wayne [D-MS-4] 02/06/1986
Rep. Shaw, E. Clay, Jr. [R-FL-15] 02/06/1986
Rep. Quillen, James H. (Jimmy) [R-TN-1] 02/06/1986
Rep. Bilirakis, Michael [R-FL-9] 02/06/1986
Rep. Duncan, John J. [R-TN-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Pepper, Claude [D-FL-18] 02/06/1986
Rep. Tallon, Robert M. (Robin) [D-SC-6] 02/06/1986
Rep. Hefner, W. G. (Bill) [D-NC-8] 02/06/1986
Rep. Glickman, Dan [D-KS-4] 02/06/1986
Rep. Lloyd, Marilyn [D-TN-3] 02/06/1986
Rep. Whitley, Charles O., Sr. [D-NC-3] 02/06/1986
Rep. Smith, Lawrence [D-FL-16] 02/06/1986
Rep. Roberts, Pat [R-KS-1] 02/06/1986
Rep. Ortiz, Solomon P. [D-TX-27] 02/06/1986
Rep. Fascell, Dante B. [D-FL-19] 02/06/1986
Rep. Hatcher, Charles [D-GA-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Chappell, Bill, Jr. [D-FL-4] 02/06/1986
Rep. Barnard, Doug, Jr. [D-GA-10] 02/06/1986
Rep. Boner, William H. [D-TN-5] 02/06/1986
Rep. Meyers, Jan [R-KS-3] 02/06/1986
Rep. Franklin, William W. [R-MS-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Spence, Floyd [R-SC-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Vucanovich, Barbara F. [R-NV-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Wilson, Charles [D-TX-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Stenholm, Charles W. [D-TX-17] 02/06/1986
Rep. Schuette, Bill [R-MI-10] 02/06/1986
Rep. Dymally, Mervyn M. [D-CA-31] 02/06/1986
Rep. Armey, Richard K. [R-TX-26] 02/06/1986
Rep. Boulter, Beau [R-TX-13] 02/06/1986
Rep. Leath, Marvin [D-TX-11] 02/06/1986
Rep. Robinson, Tommy F. [D-AR-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Barton, Joe [R-TX-6] 02/06/1986
Rep. Young, Robert A. [D-MO-2] 02/06/1986
Rep. Skelton, Ike [D-MO-4] 02/06/1986
Rep. Coleman, E. Thomas [R-MO-6] 02/06/1986
Rep. DeLay, Tom [R-TX-22] 02/06/1986
Rep. Henry, Paul B. [R-MI-5] 03/12/1986
Rep. Crockett, George W., Jr. [D-MI-13] 03/12/1986
Rep. Edwards, Mickey [R-OK-5] 03/12/1986
Rep. Sensenbrenner, F. James, Jr. [R-WI-9] 03/12/1986
Rep. Davis, Robert W. [R-MI-11] 03/12/1986
Rep. Derrick, Butler C. [D-SC-3] 03/12/1986
Rep. Emerson, Bill [R-MO-8] 03/12/1986
Rep. Badham, Robert E. [R-CA-40] 03/12/1986
Rep. Jacobs, Andrew, Jr. [D-IN-10] 03/12/1986
Rep. Chappie, Eugene A. [R-CA-2] 03/12/1986
Rep. Andrews, Michael [D-TX-25] 03/12/1986
Rep. Parris, Stanford E. (Stan) [R-VA-8] 03/12/1986
Rep. Fazio, Vic [D-CA-4] 03/12/1986
Rep. Spratt, John M., Jr. [D-SC-5] 03/12/1986
Rep. Carr, Bob [D-MI-6] 03/12/1986
Rep. McEwen, Bob [R-OH-6] 03/12/1986
Rep. Bonior, David E. [D-MI-12] 03/12/1986
Rep. Traxler, Bob [D-MI-8] 03/12/1986
Rep. Pursell, Carl D. [R-MI-2] 03/12/1986
Rep. Campbell, Carroll A., Jr. [R-SC-4] 03/12/1986
Rep. Oxley, Michael G. [R-OH-4] 03/12/1986
Rep. Applegate, Douglas [D-OH-18] 03/12/1986
Rep. Stallings, Richard H. [D-ID-2] 03/12/1986
Rep. Hyde, Henry J. [R-IL-6] 03/12/1986
Rep. Ford, William D. [D-MI-15] 03/12/1986
Rep. Fauntroy, Walter E. [D-DC-At Large] 03/12/1986
Rep. O'Brien, George M. [R-IL-4] 03/12/1986
Rep. Hertel, Dennis M. [D-MI-14] 03/12/1986
Rep. Porter, John Edward [R-IL-10] 03/12/1986
Rep. Hunter, Duncan [R-CA-45] 03/12/1986
Rep. Flippo, Ronnie G. [D-AL-5] 03/12/1986
Rep. Roth, Toby [R-WI-8] 03/12/1986
Rep. Bevill, Tom [D-AL-4] 03/12/1986
Rep. Chandler, Rod D. [R-WA-8] 03/12/1986
Rep. Feighan, Edward F. [D-OH-19] 03/12/1986
Rep. Hawkins, Augustus F. [D-CA-29] 03/12/1986
Rep. Cheney, Dick [R-WY-At Large] 03/12/1986
Rep. Evans, Cooper [R-IA-3] 03/12/1986
Rep. Kleczka, Gerald D. [D-WI-4] 03/12/1986
Rep. Brown, George E., Jr. [D-CA-36] 03/12/1986
Rep. Johnson, Nancy L. [R-CT-6] 03/12/1986
Rep. McCandless, Alfred A. (Al) [R-CA-37] 03/12/1986
Rep. Hansen, James V. [R-UT-1] 03/12/1986
Rep. Fields, Jack [R-TX-8] 03/12/1986
Rep. Lewis, Jerry [R-CA-35] 03/12/1986
Rep. Martin, Lynn M. [R-IL-16] 03/12/1986
Rep. Foglietta, Thomas M. [D-PA-1] 03/12/1986
Rep. Dannemeyer, William E. [R-CA-39] 03/12/1986
Rep. Roybal, Edward R. [D-CA-25] 03/12/1986
Rep. Bosco, Douglas H. [D-CA-1] 03/12/1986
Rep. Lightfoot, Jim [R-IA-5] 03/25/1986
Rep. McCloskey, Frank [D-IN-8] 03/25/1986
Rep. Wylie, Chalmers P. [R-OH-15] 03/25/1986
Rep. Smith, Neal Edward [D-IA-4] 03/25/1986
Rep. Zschau, Edwin V. W. [R-CA-12] 03/25/1986
Rep. Dixon, Julian C. [D-CA-28] 03/25/1986
Rep. Kolbe, Jim [R-AZ-5] 03/25/1986
Rep. Stump, Bob [R-AZ-3] 03/25/1986
Rep. Miller, Clarence E. [R-OH-10] 03/25/1986
Rep. Torricelli, Robert G. [D-NJ-9] 03/25/1986
Rep. Bereuter, Doug [R-NE-1] 03/25/1986
Rep. Snyder, M. G. (Gene) [R-KY-4] 04/30/1986
Rep. Collins, Cardiss [D-IL-7] 04/30/1986
Rep. Erdreich, Ben [D-AL-6] 04/30/1986
Rep. DeWine, Mike [R-OH-7] 04/30/1986
Rep. Yates, Sidney R. [D-IL-9] 04/30/1986
Rep. Montgomery, G. V. (Sonny) [D-MS-3] 04/30/1986
Rep. Packard, Ron [R-CA-43] 04/30/1986
Rep. Whitten, Jamie L. [D-MS-1] 04/30/1986
Rep. Hammerschmidt, John P. [R-AR-3] 04/30/1986
Rep. Watkins, Wes [D-OK-3] 04/30/1986
Rep. Murtha, John P. [D-PA-12] 04/30/1986
Rep. Conyers, John, Jr. [D-MI-1] 04/30/1986
Rep. Martinez, Matthew G. [D-CA-30] 04/30/1986
Rep. Kolter, Joseph P. [D-PA-4] 04/30/1986
Rep. Nichols, Bill [D-AL-3] 04/30/1986
Rep. Wolpe, Howard E. [D-MI-3] 04/30/1986
Rep. Hiler, John Patrick [R-IN-3] 04/30/1986
Rep. Rahall, Nick J., II [D-WV-4] 04/30/1986
Rep. Wise, Robert E., Jr. [D-WV-3] 04/30/1986
Rep. McDade, Joseph M. [R-PA-10] 04/30/1986
Rep. Whitehurst, G. William [R-VA-2] 04/30/1986
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-6] 04/30/1986
Rep. Lowery, Bill [R-CA-41] 04/30/1986
Rep. Sharp, Philip R. [D-IN-2] 04/30/1986
Rep. Brown, Hank [R-CO-4] 04/30/1986
Rep. Gunderson, Steve [R-WI-3] 04/30/1986
Rep. Hamilton, Lee H. [D-IN-9] 05/08/1986
Rep. Frost, Martin [D-TX-24] 05/08/1986
Rep. Hillis, Elwood H. [R-IN-5] 05/08/1986
Rep. Petri, Thomas E. [R-WI-6] 05/21/1986
Rep. Staggers, Harley O., Jr. [D-WV-2] 05/21/1986
Rep. Daub, Hal [R-NE-2] 05/21/1986
Rep. Savage, Gus [D-IL-2] 05/21/1986
Rep. Moody, Jim [D-WI-5] 05/21/1986
Rep. Daniel, W. C. (Dan) [D-VA-5] 05/21/1986
Rep. Visclosky, Peter J. [D-IN-1] 05/21/1986
Rep. Rogers, Harold [R-KY-5] 05/21/1986
Rep. Latta, Delbert L. [R-OH-5] 05/21/1986
Rep. Jones, Ed [D-TN-8] 06/11/1986
Rep. Daschle, Thomas A. [D-SD-At Large] 06/11/1986
Rep. Holt, Marjorie S. [R-MD-4] 06/11/1986
Rep. Dornan, Robert K. [R-CA-38] 06/11/1986
Rep. Gordon, Bart [D-TN-6] 06/11/1986
Rep. Lipinski, William O. [D-IL-5] 06/25/1986
Rep. Hayes, Charles A. [D-IL-1] 06/25/1986
Rep. Loeffler, Tom [R-TX-21] 06/25/1986
Rep. Hartnett, Thomas F. [R-SC-1] 06/25/1986
Rep. Mollohan, Alan B. [D-WV-1] 08/13/1986
Rep. Gibbons, Sam [D-FL-7] 08/13/1986
Rep. Mack, Connie, III [R-FL-13] 08/13/1986
Rep. Ireland, Andrew P. [R-FL-10] 08/13/1986
Rep. McCollum, Bill [R-FL-5] 08/13/1986
Rep. Nelson, Bill [D-FL-11] 08/13/1986
Rep. Manton, Thomas J. [D-NY-9] 08/13/1986
Rep. Darden, George (Buddy) [D-GA-7] 09/19/1986
Rep. Tauzin, W. J. (Billy) [D-LA-3] 09/19/1986
Rep. MacKay, Buddy [D-FL-6] 09/24/1986
Rep. Gejdenson, Sam [D-CT-2] 09/24/1986
Cosponsors Who Withdrew Date Cosponsored Date Withdrawn CR Explanation
Rep. Bates, Jim [D-CA-44] 03/12/1986 03/20/1986 --

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Energy and Commerce11/20/1985 Referred to
House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection and Finance12/05/1985 Referred to
03/13/1986 Hearings by

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Subjects (4)

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (11/20/1985)

Telecommunications Equipment and Information Services Act of 1985 - Authorizes the Bell operating companies to provide information services (excluding electronic publishing) and to manufacture telecommunications equipment, subject to such regulations as the Federal Communications Commission may prescribe. Conditions such authority on the Commission's determination that no Bell operating company could impede competition in the information services or telecommunications equipment manufacturing businesses.

Requires the Commission to include in its annual report to the Congress an assessment, providing for public comment, of the impact of this Act on employment in such businesses.