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4 edition of Cable TV Consumer Protection Act of 1991 found in the catalog.

Cable TV Consumer Protection Act of 1991

Hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, ... the right ... March 14, 1991 (S. hrg)

by United States

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Published by For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office .
Written in English


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Number of Pages538
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Open LibraryOL7366694M
ISBN 100160353858
ISBN 109780160353857

Consumer rights and protection relating to cable television service This section applies to every franchisee. For purposes of this section, "franchisee" means a cable system operator that is granted a franchise by a municipality in accordance with section South Africa's new Consumer Protection Act aims to provide the consumer with certain rights and protection. Van Schaik Bookstore acknowledges and supports the Act. Our aim is as follows: To comply with the principles of the Act in all our dealings with our customers, whether it be marketing, the sale of goods and after sales service.

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An Act to make provision with respect to the liability of persons for damage caused by defective products; to consolidate with amendments the Consumer Safety Act and the Consumer Safety (Amendment) Act ; to make provision with respect to the giving of price indications; to amend Part I of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act and sections 31 and 80 of the Explosives Act ; to.   NBC Nightly News Broadcast (Full) - January 27th, | NBC Nightly News - Duration: NBC News Recommended for you. New.


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The committee heard testimony on the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act ofa bill designed to protect consumers from the penalties resulting from the monopolistic. Text of the Telecommunications Act ofthe Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act ofthe Cable Policy Act ofand the entire Communications Act in the form of a Compilation of Communications Laws, the Code of Federal Regulations (47 C.F.R.

Partsincluding Part Cable Regulations), or the Federal. The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of (also known as the Cable Act) is a United States federal law which required cable television systems to carry most local broadcast television channels and prohibited cable operators from charging local broadcasters to carry their signal.

In adopting the Cable Act, Congress stated that it wanted to promote the Enacted by: the nd United States Congress. Cable TV Consumer Protection Act, Part 2. MP4 video - Standard Cable Television Reregulation. the Cable Television Consumer Protection Act of The bill was designed.

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12, to amend Title VI of the Communications Act of to ensure carriage on cable television of local news and other programming and to restore the right. Shown Here: Passed House amended (07/23/) Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of - Amends the Communications Act of to prohibit a Federal agency or a State from regulating the rates for the provision of cable service, except as provided under the Act.

0ct. 5, r To amend the Ad of to provide increased consumer protection and to promote increased competition in the cable television and related mareta, I and for other purposes.

Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of a2 Business and industry. 47 USC note. 47 USC Size: 2MB. A cable subscriber’s failure to refuse a cable operator’s proposal to provide such service or equipment is not an affirmative request for service or equipment.

FCC action In a case of negative option billing, some subscribers of a major cable company claimed that they were billed for service and/or equipment upgrades despite. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act of (TCPA) was passed by the United States Congress in and signed into law by President George H.

Bush as Public Law It amended the Communications Act of The TCPA is codified as 47 U.S.C. § The TCPA restricts telephone solicitations (i.e., telemarketing) and the use of automated telephone equipment. The scope of consumer protection covers measures against predatory pricing, abusive business practices, unfair business practices, fraud and misrepresentation.

Apart from legislation, self-regulation, including codes of conduct, also guarantees consumer protection. The first consumer protection rules date back to 50 BCE. H.R. (nd). To amend the Communications Act of to provide increased consumer protection and to promote increased competition in the cable television and related markets, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. In addition, on Jthe Federal Communications Commission, which has jurisdiction over all telemarketers (including those that are exempt from the Telemarketing Sales Rule), revised its rules implementing the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of and established, in coordination with the FTC, a national do-not-call registry covering all commercial interstate and intrastate.

The Cable Act: Consumer protection and customer service by Barbara Krause, Drummond, Woodsum, Plimpton and MacMahon. Following the enactment of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act ofmuch attention has been focused on the provisions related to rate regulation. In terms of.

The Bill titled Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Bill, was passed by both the Houses of Parliament and the same was assented by the President on 25th March, I came on the statute book as " THE CABLE TELEVISION NETWORKS (REGULATION) ACT, (7 OF ) deemed to have come into force on 29th September, Based on substantial record support and evidence of continued consumer frustration with unwanted telemarketing robocalls, and in furtherance of the statutory goal of maximizing consistency with the FTC's telemarketing rules, the Commission adopts the consumer protection measures proposed in the TCPA NPRM, published at 75 FRMarch The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of amended the Cable Communications Policy Act of (which had in turn amended the Communications Act of ).

Act returned to regulation in many cable areas. The act marked a return to regulation in the areas of cable rates, services, and programmer access; the establishment of further protection and provision. - Buy Consumer Protection Act.: Law for Consumer in India book online at best prices in India on Read Consumer Protection Act.: Law for Consumer in India book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified : Damodar Mishra.

`(d)(1) Not later than days after the date of enactment of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act ofand after notice and opportunity for hearing, the Commission shall prescribe revisions in the rules under this section in order to implement the amendments made to this section by such Act.

different pieces of legislation, Congress enacted the Telephone Consumer Protection Act of ("TCPA"). The primary focus of this report is the Telephone Con-sumer Protection Act of The TCPA was born out of abusive telemarketing practices, made more intrusive by advances in technology.

Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of ; Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of Pub. Oct. 5,Stat. Short title, see 47 U.S.C.

note. S. (nd). An Act to amend the Communications Act of to prohibit certain practices involving the use of telephone equipment. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. The Telephone Consumer Protection Act offers some basic guidelines, advises Ada Kulesza of and Kevin Hunt of the Hartford Courant: • Solicitors can't call your house before 8 .In response to rising cable rates following implementation of the act, Congress passed the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of The act subjected cable rates to regulation under most circumstances.