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Telecommunications for the Disabled Act of 1982

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

Telecommunications for the Disabled Act of 1982

report (to accompany S. 2355) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Telephone -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • People with disabilities -- United States -- Means of communication.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 97th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- no. 97-888.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17801585M

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