To prevent the Federal Communications Commission from repromulgating the fairness doctrine.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
Length: 3 pages
Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on January 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Jun 28, 2007
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2905 (110th).
Jan 7, 2009
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Feb 10, 2011
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 642 (112th).
H.R. 226 (111th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 111th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2009 to Dec 22, 2010. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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