Requires intermediate providers that offer the capability to transmit voice communications and signaling information from one destination to another, and that charge a rate to any other entity for such a transmission, to register with the FCC and comply with service quality standards to be established by the FCC.
Original sponsor: Sen. Klobuchar, Amy [D-MN]
Cosponsors: Sen. Thune, John [R-SD], Sen. Tester, Jon [D-MT], Sen. King, Angus S., Jr. [I-ME], Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA], Sen. Ernst, Joni [R-IA], Sen. Franken, Al [D-MN], Sen. Rounds, Mike [R-SD], Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO]
Passed House by voice vote.
Passed Senate by unanimous consent.
Related bill: HR 460 (Related bill)