H.R. 4861 (109th): Audio Broadcast Flag Licensing Act of 2006


Mar 2, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 2, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael “Mike” Ferguson

Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 2, 2006
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About the bill

Full Title

To authorize the Federal Communications Commission to impose licensing conditions on digital audio radio to protect against the unauthorized distribution of transmitted content.

Summary (CRS)

3/2/2006--Introduced.Audio Broadcast Flag Licensing Act of 2006 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to authorize the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to require and enforce, in conjunction with the in-band, ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Mar 2, 2006

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4861”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


8 cosponsors (4R, 4D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

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