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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
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. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1780>
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