S. 193 (109th): Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2005

Introduced:

Jan 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 15, 2006

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 15, 2006.

Law:

Pub.L. 109-235

Sponsor:

Samuel “Sam” Brownback

Senator from Kansas

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2006
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to increase the penalties for violations by television and radio broadcasters of the prohibitions against transmission of obscene, indecent, and profane language.

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History

Jan 26, 2005
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 18, 2006
 
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Jun 7, 2006
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill.

Jun 15, 2006
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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