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To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to preserve localism, to foster and promote the diversity of television programming, to foster and promote competition, and to prevent excessive concentration of ownership of the nation's television broadcast stations.
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May 9, 2003
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2052”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
195 cosponsors (149D, 45R, 1I)
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Last Action: Jun 19, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2052 — 108th Congress: Preservation of Localism, Program Diversity, and Competition in Television Broadcast Service Act of 2003. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2052
“H.R. 2052 — 108th Congress: Preservation of Localism, Program Diversity, and Competition in Television Broadcast Service Act of 2003.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2052>
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