Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of 1990

report together with additional views of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S. 1660.
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(st). A bill relating to telephone operator consumer services, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. TELEPHONE OPERATOR CONSUMER SERVICES IMPROVEMENT ACT OF PUBLIC LAW OCT.

17, Public Law st Congress An Act Ot. 17, To require the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe rules to protect 9[HR.'1] consumers from unfair practices in the provision of operator services, and for other purposes. H.R. (st).

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To require the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe rules to protect consumers from unfair practices in the provision of operator services, and for other purposes.

Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Passed Senate amended (10/01/) Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of - Requires each provider of telephone operator services to: (1) identify itself to the telephone user at the beginning of each telephone call and before the user is charged for such call; (2) permit the customer to terminate the call at no charge before the call is connected; (3) make certain disclosures.

Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act ofL.effective Octo ; and the minimum national guidelines promulgated by the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Staff Subcommittee. Each OSP, prior to commencing service in Rhode Island, shall file with the Division.

Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of hearing before the Subcommittee on Communications of the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred First Congress, second session, on S. to provide protection to consumers in connection with certain telephone services, S.

relating to telephone operator consumers services. Section is the codification of the Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of (“TOCSIA”). Pub.Stat. Policies and Rules Concerning Operator Service Providers, Order, 7 FCC Rcd().

47 U.S.C. § (b)(1) (Requirements for Providers of Operator Services). Concerning Operator Service Providers FURTHER NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE MAKING Adopted: Decem ; Released: Decem By the Commission: I.

INTRODUCTION 1. On Octothe President signed into law the Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of The purpose of the Act is "to protect. Telephone operator consumer services improvement act of Mr. Hollings, from the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, submitted the following report of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation on S.

Aug Telephone Services A new federal law, The Tele-phone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act ofsets out rules designed to protect consum-ers from unfair telephone operator service practices.

The provider must now identify itself to the consumer at the beginning of each telephone call and before the con-sumer incurs a charge. Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of - Requires each provider of telephone operator services to: (1) identify itself to the telephone user at the beginning of each telephone call and before the user is charged for such call; (2) permit the customer to terminate the call at no charge before the call is connected; (3) make certain disclosures immediately to the customer concerning rates.

The rules shall apply to operator service providers and to aggregators. The rules shall be compatible with the rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission under the federal Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of 1 These requirements shall address, but not necessarily be limited to, the following.

The Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of (TOCSIA)3 requires that interstate OSPs file informational tariffs specifying rates, terms, and conditions, and including commissions, surcharges, any fees which are collected from consumers, and.

Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of H.R. / Public Law - To provide for the conveyance of certain lands to the State of California, and for other purposes. Approved October H.R. / Public Law - Children's Television Act of H.R. / Public Law - InCongress enacted special legislation requiring payphone operators to allow a payphone user to obtain fifreefl access to the carrier of his or her choice, i.e., access from the payphone without depositing coins.

Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act ofStat.codified at 47 U. § (For ease of. the Telephone Operator Consumer Service Improvement Act of (TOCSIA), 47 U.

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C - ORDERNO. PAGE 2 Petitions to Intervene were filed by Southern Bell Telephone. Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act ofDeclaratory Ruling, 8 FCC Rcd. (Comm. Carr. Bur.

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) (GTE Declaratory Ruling), recon. pending. 11 Further Forbearance from Title II Regulation for Certain Types of Commercial Mobile Radio Service Providers.

This Act may be cited as the ‘Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of ’. SEC. FINDINGS. The Congress finds that--(1) the divestiture of AT&T and decisions allowing open entry for competitors in the telephone marketplace produced a variety of new services and many new providers of existing telephone services.

Petitioners point to the amendment of the Act to require operator service providers (OSPs) to file informational tariffs, which can be phased out after four years, see Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of (TOCSIA), Stat.47 U.S.C. (h) ( ed., Supp. IV). Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of or "TOCSIA" (codified at 47 U.S.C.

§ ), which forbade the blocking of such access codes and numbers. The statute correlatively directed the FCC to consider adopting rules requiring the compensation of pay phone providers for such coinless, dial-around calls, whereupon the.

of the Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of (TOCSIA or Section of the Communications Act.)11 Under TOCSIA, an aggregator must, among other things, allow consumers the option of using an OSP of their choice by dialing an or other number to reach that.

these practices, through the passage of the Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of (TOCSIA or Section of the Communications Act.).4 Under TOCSIA and the Commission’s implementing rules, an aggregator must, among other things, permit consumers to.

Pursuant to the Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of 1 For purposes of the Commission's operator service rules, Sections through and Section[ojperator services means any interstate telecommunications service initiated from an aggregator location that includes, as a component, any.

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(iii) to any telephone number assigned to a paging service, cellular telephone service, specialized mobile radio service, or other radio common carrier service, or any service for which the called party is charged for the call. 5 2 Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act ofPub.Stat.

The rules shall apply to operator service providers and to aggregators. The rules shall be compatible with the rules adopted by the Federal Communications Commission under the federal Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of These requirements shall address, but not necessarily be limited to, the following.

(4) call that is covered by the Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of (47 U.S.C. Section ). (f) A provider who imposes the fee must post on each pay telephone notice that the fee will be charged.

InCongress enacted the Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act of -- also called TOCSIA. Congress enacted this federal law to respond to consumers’ con-cerns about high charges for away-from-home calls placed from public telephones and the unfair and abusive practices used by some OSPs.

The FCC’s rules implementing.In the Congress enacted the Telephone Operator Consumer Services Improvement Act, Pub. L. No.Stat. (codified at 47 U.S.C. § ), which requires PSPs to allow consumers to use an access code (e.g., “") or a subscriber number to make a call from a payphone.

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