To require the Federal Communications Commission to establish improved predictive models for determining the availability of television broadcast signals.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 16, 1999
Length: 39 pages
Feb 25, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 25, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Feb 25, 1999
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Mar 25, 1999
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H.R. 851 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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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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