S. 3740 (110th): Digital TV Transition Fairness Act


Dec 11, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 11, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2008
Length: 13 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to ensure access to basic broadcast television after the Digital Television Transition, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

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The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Dec 11, 2008

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3740”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


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S. 25 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jan 7, 2009

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