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Senate Passes Bills To Tweak Telecommunications Laws

Law360, Washington (August 4, 2017, 7:03 PM EDT) -- The Senate passed a suite of tweaks to telecommunications laws, concentrated on increased consumer protections for 911 calls and the “internet of things,” before leaving D.C. for the summer.

As part of a series of deals that cleared the decks of Senate business Thursday, the body passed Kari’s Law Act of 2017, the Developing Innovation and Growing the Internet of Things Act and Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2017. Respectively, the three bills would require direct dial to 911 in phone systems, a federal...
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