H.R. 2802 (110th): Local Community Radio Act of 2007

Introduced:
Jun 21, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee) in a previous session of Congress
See Instead:

S. 1675 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Oct 30, 2007

This bill was introduced on June 21, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced
Jun 21, 2007
 
Sponsor
Michael “Mike” Doyle Jr.
Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jun 21, 2007
Length
7 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 6533 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Signed by the President
Jan 04, 2011

S. 1675 (identical)

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 30, 2007

 
Full Title

To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service.

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Cosponsors
99 cosponsors (80D, 19R) (show)
Committees

House Energy and Commerce

Communications and Technology

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Library of Congress Summary

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6/21/2007--Introduced.
Local Community Radio Act of 2007 - Repeals provisions in the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001, that required the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to:
(1) modify rules authorizing the operation of low-power FM radio stations to prescribe minimum distance separations for third-adjacent channels;
(2) prohibit applicants who have engaged in the unlicensed operation of any station from obtaining a low-power FM license; and
(3) conduct a program to test whether low-power FM radio stations will result in harmful interference to existing FM radio stations if minimum distance separations for third-adjacent channels are not required.
Requires the FCC to modify its rules to eliminate third-adjacent minimum distance separation requirements between specified stations.
Requires the FCC to retain rules that provide third-adjacent channel protection for full-power noncommercial FM stations that broadcast radio reading services via a subcarrier frequency from potential low-power FM station interference.
Requires the FCC when licensing FM translator stations to ensure: (1) that licenses are available to both FM translator stations and low-power FM stations; and (2) that such decisions are made based on the needs of the local community.

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