S. 328 (111th): DTV Delay Act

A bill to postpone the DTV transition date.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Jan 26, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress but was killed due to a failed vote for cloture, under a fast-track vote called "suspension", or while resolving differences on January 28, 2009.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Jan 26, 2009
Length: 3 pages

See Instead:

S. 352 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Feb 11, 2009


Jan 26, 2009

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 26, 2009
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.

Jan 28, 2009
Failed in the House Under Suspension

Passage was attempted under a fast-track procedure called "suspension of the rules." The vote failed, but the bill can be voted on again.

S. 328 (111th) was 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.

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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