About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to increase the penalties for violations by television and radio broadcasters of the prohibitions against transmission of obscene, indecent, and profane language.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Mar 1, 2004
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2147”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 2147 — 108th Congress: Broadcast Decency Responsibility and Enforcement Act of 2004. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s2147
“S. 2147 — 108th Congress: Broadcast Decency Responsibility and Enforcement Act of 2004.” www.GovTrack.us. 2004. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s2147>
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