New Cosponsor — Jul 10, 2012
New Cosponsor: Rep. Maxine Waters [D-CA43]
The bill now has 26 cosponsors (25 Democrats, 1 Republican).
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May 5, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on May 5, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
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Last Updated: May 5, 2011
Length: 10 pages
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to establish signal quality and content requirements for the carriage of public, educational, and governmental channels, to preserve support of such channels, and for other purposes.
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 3745 (111th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 1746”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 1746 — 112th Congress: CAP Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1746
“H.R. 1746 — 112th Congress: CAP Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. February 8, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr1746>
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