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

Introduced:

Jul 14, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Maurice Hinchey

Representative for New York's 22nd congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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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.

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History

Jul 14, 2005
 
Introduced

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Cosponsors
16 cosponsors (15D, 1I) (show)
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Votes

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