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Feb 1, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
This bill was introduced on February 1, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for New York's 28th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 1, 2005
Length: 8 pages
To enforce the public interest obligations of broadcast station licensees to their local communities.
2/1/2005--Introduced.Fairness and Accountability in Broadcasting Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from issuing or renewing any license for a broadcasting station ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 4, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr501>
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