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house Bill H.R. 2409

To allow servicemembers to terminate their cable, satellite television, and Internet access service contracts while deployed.

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Official Title

To allow servicemembers to terminate their cable, satellite television, and Internet access service contracts while deployed.

Summary

This bill amends the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act to allow a service member to terminate a commercial mobile, telephone exchange, Internet access, or multichannel video programming service contract at any time after the date the service member receives military orders to relocate for at least 90 days to a location that does not support such service contract. (Currently, such provision applies to a cellular telephone service or telephone exchange service contract.) A service member shall return any provider-owned consumer premises equipment to the service provider not later than 10 days after the service is disconnected.

bill Progress


  • Not enacted
    The President has not signed this bill
  • The senate has not voted
      senate Committees
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
  • The house Passed July 24th, 2018
    Passed by Voice Vote
      house Committees
      Economic Opportunity
      Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    IntroducedMay 11th, 2017

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