S. 25 (111th): Digital TV Transition Fairness Act


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.


Bernard “Bernie” Sanders

Senator from Vermont



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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
Length: 14 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)

1/7/2009--Introduced.Digital TV Transition Fairness Act - Requires the Department of Commerce to implement and administer a program to obtain coupons that can be applied toward:(1) the cost to install a ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jan 7, 2009

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 25”). 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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Related Bills

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S. 3740 (110th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 11, 2008

H.R. 2867 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 15, 2009

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