Bills To Amend FCC Rule-Making Process Head To House Floor

Law360, New York (March 6, 2012, 7:46 PM EST) -- A House committee approved a pair of bills Tuesday that congressional Republicans say will boost the telecom industry by requiring the Federal Communications Commission to take into account relevant market conditions before imposing new rules and limiting the agency's ability to squeeze concessions out of merging companies.

The House Energy and Commerce Committee sent to the floor the Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act and the Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act which, if ultimately passed by Congress, will require the FCC to amend its rule-making...
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