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Jan 6, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on January 6, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Oklahoma
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Last Updated: Jan 6, 2009
Length: 2 pages
Reported by Committee — Jan 7, 2009
A bill to prevent the Federal Communications Commission from repromulgating the fairness doctrine.
1/6/2009--Introduced.Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), notwithstanding any other provision of any Act, from having the authority ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 62 — 111th Congress: Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s62
“S. 62 — 111th Congress: Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. November 25, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s62>
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