Senate Commerce Committee OK’s FCC Reform Bill


Just days into the 115th Congress, legislation is moving swiftly toward becoming law.

On Tuesday (1/24), no less than 16 bills were approved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

Among the bills now set for a full Senate vote is  S.174, or the “Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act.”

If that bill’s name sounds familiar, it should.

On Monday (1/23), H.R. 290, or the “Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2017,” passed the House unanimously by voice vote.

There are unique requirements of the FCC in the Senate bill, however.

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