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

Introduced:

Jan 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Senator from Vermont
Independent

Text:

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Last Updated: Jan 7, 2009
Length: 14 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 2867 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 15, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

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

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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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The “S.” in “S. 25” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. 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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History

Introduced
Jan 7, 2009

Details

Cosponsors
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Votes

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