H.R. 3302 (109th): Media Ownership Reform Act of 2005


Jul 14, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 14, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Maurice Hinchey

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Jul 14, 2005
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prevent excessive concentration of ownership of the nation's media outlets, to restore fairness in broadcasting, and to foster and promote localism, diversity, and competition in the media.

Summary (CRS)

7/14/2005--Introduced.Media Ownership Reform Act of 2005 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require a broadcast licensee to afford reasonable opportunity for the discussion of conflicting views on issues ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jul 14, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3302”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


16 cosponsors (15D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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