About the bill
- Full Title
To enforce the public interest obligations of broadcast station licensees to their local communities.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Feb 1, 2005
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 501”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
23 cosponsors (22D, 1I)
- Committee Assignments
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 501 — 109th Congress: Fairness and Accountability in Broadcasting Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr501
“H.R. 501 — 109th Congress: Fairness and Accountability in Broadcasting Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr501>
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