A bill to require the FCC, in enforcing its regulations concerning the broadcast of indecent programming, to maintain a policy that a single word or image may be considered indecent.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for West Virginia. Democrat.
Last Updated: Dec 5, 2007
Length: 4 pages
Jul 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on July 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jul 12, 2007
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Jul 19, 2007
A committee has voted to issue a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
S. 1780 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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