To clarify the congressional intent concerning, and to codify, certain requirements of the Communications Act of 1934 that ensure that broadcasters afford reasonable opportunity for the discussion of conflicting views on issues of public importance.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for North Carolina's 8th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Jan 27, 1994
Length: 4 pages
103rd Congress (1993–1994)
This bill was introduced on May 5, 1993, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
May 5, 1993
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jan 27, 1994
Updated bill text was published as of Introduced.
H.R. 1985 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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