S. 2332 (110th): Media Ownership Act of 2007

Introduced:

Nov 8, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 4, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Byron Dorgan

Senator from North Dakota

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 15, 2008
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to promote transparency in the adoption of new media ownership rules by the Federal Communications Commission, and to establish an independent panel to make recommendations on how to increase the representation of women and minorities in broadcast media ownership.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Nov 8, 2007
 
Introduced

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Dec 4, 2007
 
Reported by Committee

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2332”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Details

Cosponsors
24 cosponsors (18D, 5R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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