To enforce the public interest obligations of broadcast station licensees to their local communities.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for New York's 28th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 1, 2005
Length: 8 pages
Feb 1, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 1, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What stakeholders are saying
Feb 1, 2005
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H.R. 501 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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