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Law Would Require Live Phone Operators.

March 3, 1997
By: Tracy Sadeghian
State Capital Bureau

A bill would require telephone companies to provide you with access to a live operator cleared Missouri's Senate.

Tracy Sadeghian has the story from Jefferson City.

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OutCue: SOC

Bill sponsor St. Louis Senator Bill Clay says the measure is aimed at out-of-state companies coming to the show-me state...

Actuality:Clay
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OutCue: "...of automated system."
Contents: "Like I said it's a precautionary measure in case the news ones that are coming into the state want to have some type of automated system."

The bill would not regulate cell phones, pay phones or prisons.

The measure has one more round to go before it heads to the House.

From the Capital, I'm Tracy Sadeghian.