S. 2008 (112th): Next Generation Television Marketplace Act of 2011


Dec 16, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on December 16, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Jim DeMint

Senator from South Carolina



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Last Updated: Dec 16, 2011
Length: 26 pages

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Full Title

A bill to repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television marketplace, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Next Generation Television Marketplace Act of 2011 - Repeals provisions of the Communications Act of 1934 concerning:(1) the carriage of distant television stations and significantly viewed signals by satellite carriers,(2) ... Read more >

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Dec 16, 2011

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H.R. 3675 (Related)
Next Generation Television Marketplace Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 15, 2011

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