H.R. 3615 (106th): Rural Local Broadcast Signal Act

To amend the Rural Electrification Act of 1936 to ensure improved access to the signals of local television stations by multichannel video providers to all households which desire such service in unserved and underserved rural areas by December 31, 2006.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

Introduced:

Feb 10, 2000
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on April 13, 2000 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Bob Goodlatte

Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: May 2, 2000
Length: 40 pages

History

Feb 10, 2000
 
Introduced

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Feb 16, 2000
 
Ordered Reported

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Apr 6, 2000
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee 2.

Apr 13, 2000
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

H.R. 3615 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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