S. 352 (111th): DTV Delay Act

Introduced:

Jan 29, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:

Enacted — Signed by the President on Feb 11, 2009

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on February 11, 2009.

Law:

Pub.L. 111-4

Sponsor:

John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Feb 6, 2009
Length: 3 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to postpone the DTV transition date.

Summary

The DTV (an abbreviation of digital television, also called digital broadcast) transition in the United States is the switchover from analog (the traditional method of transmitting television signals) to exclusively digital broadcasting of free over-the-air television programming. The transition from analog to digital television has been described by David Rehr, then president and CEO of the National Association of Broadcasters ...

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History

Jan 29, 2009
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Jan 29, 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.

Feb 4, 2009
 
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.

Feb 11, 2009
 
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

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