About the bill
- 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.
- Summary (CRS)
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, ...
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Jul 12, 2007
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Jul 19, 2007
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1780”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
12 cosponsors (7R, 5D)
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Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 18, 2007
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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. December 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s1780>
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