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Jul 12, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on July 19, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from West Virginia
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Last Updated: Dec 5, 2007
Length: 4 pages
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.
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, ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1780 — 110th Congress: Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1780
“S. 1780 — 110th Congress: Protecting Children from Indecent Programming Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. October 13, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1780>
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