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Jan 26, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Enacted — Signed by the President on Jun 15, 2006
This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on June 15, 2006.
Senator from Kansas
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Last Updated: Jun 8, 2006
Length: 2 pages
A bill to increase the penalties for violations by television and radio broadcasters of the prohibitions against transmission of obscene, indecent, and profane language.
Earlier Version — Reported by Committee
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Last Action: Mar 9, 2004
Last Action: Feb 16, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 193 — 109th Congress: Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2005. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s193
“S. 193 — 109th Congress: Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2005.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 9, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/s193>
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