S. 2847 (111th): CALM Act

Introduced:

Dec 8, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 15, 2010

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on December 15, 2010.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-311

Sponsor:

Sheldon Whitehouse

Senator from Rhode Island

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 4, 2010
Length: 2 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to regulate the volume of audio on commercials.

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History

Dec 8, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jun 9, 2010
 
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.

Sep 29, 2010
 
Passed Senate

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

Dec 2, 2010
 
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Dec 15, 2010
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This page is about a 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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