H.R. 2052 (108th): Preservation of Localism, Program Diversity, and Competition in Television Broadcast Service Act of 2003


May 9, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 9, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Richard Burr

Representative for North Carolina's 5th congressional district



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Last Updated: May 9, 2003
Length: 8 pages

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S. 1046 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Jun 19, 2003

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

5/9/2003--Introduced.Preservation of Localism, Program Diversity, and Competition in Television Broadcast Service Act of 2003 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from permitting any ... Read more >

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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) (show)
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S. 1046 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Jun 19, 2003

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