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Mar 13, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This resolution was introduced on March 13, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 13, 2008
Length: 1 pages
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 >
The resolution’s title was written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Companion Bill — Passed Senate
This activity took place on a related bill, S.J.Res. 28 (110th), possibly in lieu of similar activity on H.J.Res. 79 (110th).
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.
The committee chair determines whether a resolution will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this resolution.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.J.Res. 79 — 110th Congress: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to broadcast media ownership.. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hjres79
“H.J.Res. 79 — 110th Congress: Disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to broadcast media ownership..” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hjres79>
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