To ensure the financial self-sufficiency of public broadcasting, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 8th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 28, 1996
Length: 23 pages
104th Congress (1995–1996)
This bill was introduced on February 28, 1996, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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11 Cosponsors (10 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
Feb 28, 1996
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H.R. 2979 (104th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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