H.R. 1147 (111th): Local Community Radio Act of 2009


Feb 24, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on December 16, 2009 but was never passed by the Senate.


Michael “Mike” Doyle Jr.

Representative for Pennsylvania's 14th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 24, 2009
Length: 8 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Amends the Departments of Commerce, Justice, and State, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2001 to require the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to modify the rules authorizing ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Feb 24, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Oct 15, 2009
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

Dec 16, 2009
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1147”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


86 cosponsors (71D, 15R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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H.R. 2802 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 21, 2007

S. 592 (Related)
Local Community Radio Act of 2009

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Nov 19, 2009

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