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H 4963 General Bill, By Townsend
    A Bill to amend the Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, by adding Section 58-9-2550 so as to create a distribution system of TTY's and other related telecommunications; to amend Section 58-9-2510, relating to definitions for telephone service for hearing and speech impaired persons, so as to define the term Dual Sensory Impaired Person and to define the acronym "TTY" as a keyboard mechanism attached to or in place of a standard telephone used to transmit or receive signals through telephone lines; to amend Section 58-9-2520, relating to the statewide program which provides telephone access to persons who are speech or hearing impaired, so as to expand the scope of the statewide access program; and to amend Section 58-9-2530, relating to funding of the dual party relay system, so as to allow a monthly charge on all residential and business local exchange access facilities to fund a distribution system of TTY's and other related telecommunications devices in this State.
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04/18/96House Introduced, read first time, placed on calendar without reference HJ-8
04/23/96House Read second time HJ-65
04/24/96House Read third time and sent to Senate HJ-15
04/24/96Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-46
04/24/96Senate Referred to Committee on Judiciary SJ-46

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