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A bill to increase the penalties for violations by television and radio broadcasters of the prohibitions against transmission of obscene, indecent, and profane language.
3/1/2004--Introduced.Broadcast Decency Responsibility and Enforcement Act of 2004 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that, if the violator of the terms and conditions of any Federal Communications ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/s2147>
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