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 titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Georgia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2004
Length: 3 pages
Mar 1, 2004
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on March 1, 2004, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Mar 1, 2004
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S. 2147 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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Civic Impulse. (2018). S. 2147 — 108th Congress: Broadcast Decency Responsibility and Enforcement Act of 2004. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s2147
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