Policy Documents

Discussion Draft Bill: Barton-Dingell on Telecom Reform

Reps. Joe Barton and John Dingell –
September 15, 2005

On September 15, U.S. Reps. Joe Barton (R-TX) and John Dingell (D-MI), chairman and ranking Democrat, respectively, of the House Energy & Commerce Committee, began circulating a “discussion draft” of a telecommunications reform measure that addresses broadband Internet, voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), and video services, among other things.