H.R. 3309 (112th): Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2012


Nov 2, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 27, 2012 but was never passed by the Senate.


Greg Walden

Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Mar 28, 2012
Length: 24 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission.

Summary (CRS)

3/27/2012--Passed House amended.Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2012 - Section2 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from issuing a notice ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 2, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Mar 6, 2012
Reported by Committee

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Mar 27, 2012
Passed House

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 3309”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


9 cosponsors (9R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Mar 27, 2012 5:54 p.m.
Failed 196/219
Mar 27, 2012 5:58 p.m.
Failed 179/238
Mar 27, 2012 6:02 p.m.
Failed 194/222
Mar 27, 2012 6:37 p.m.
Passed 247/174

Related Bills

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H.R. 3675 (113th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 11, 2014

S. 1784 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 2, 2011

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