H.R. 3745 (111th): CAP Act


Oct 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Tammy Baldwin

Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 7, 2009
Length: 7 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for carriage and display of public, educational, and government channels in a manner consistent with commercial channels, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Community Access Preservation Act or the CAP Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require, with a specified waiver authority, that public, educational, and government (PEG) channels be:(1) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 7, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3745”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


30 cosponsors (30D) (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. 1746 (112th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 5, 2011

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