S. 1780 (110th): Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act

Jul 12, 2007 (110th Congress, 2007–2009)
Died (Reported by Committee)
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H.R. 3559 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Sep 18, 2007

John “Jay” Rockefeller IV
Senator from West Virginia
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Last Updated
Dec 05, 2007
4 pages
Related Bills
H.R. 3559 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 18, 2007


This bill was introduced on July 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Jul 12, 2007
Referred to Committee Jul 12, 2007
Reported by Committee Jul 19, 2007
Full Title

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.


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12 cosponsors (7R, 5D) (show)

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12/5/2007--Reported to Senate without amendment.
Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act - Amends the Public Telecommunications Act of 1992 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), in applying regulations prohibiting the broadcasting of indecent programming, to maintain a policy that a single word or image may constitute indecent programming.

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