New Cosponsor — Sep 12, 2011
New Cosponsor: Sen. Bill Cassidy [R-LA]
The bill now has 145 cosponsors (143 Republicans, 2 Democrats).
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Feb 10, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013
This bill was introduced on February 10, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Indiana's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011
Length: 3 pages
To prevent the Federal Communications Commission from repromulgating the fairness doctrine.
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Last Action: Jan 7, 2009
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 642 — 112th Congress: Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2011. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr642
“H.R. 642 — 112th Congress: Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2011.” www.GovTrack.us. 2011. August 27, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr642>
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