H.J.Res. 79 (110th): Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to broadcast media ownership.


Mar 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jay Inslee

Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district



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Summary (CRS)

3/13/2008--Introduced.Disapproves the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and received by Congress on February 22, 2008, relating to broadcast media ownership. Read more >

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Mar 13, 2008

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This is a House joint resolution in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.J.Res.” in “H.J.Res. 79”). A joint resolution is often used in the same manner as a bill. If passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and signed by the President, it becomes a law. Joint resolutions are also used to propose amendments to the Constitution.


55 cosponsors (54D, 1R) (show)
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