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H.R. 3994 (116th): Modern Television Act of 2019

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To repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and certain regulations, to allow for interim carriage of television broadcast signals, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Steve Scalise

Sponsor. Representative for Louisiana's 1st congressional district. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 25, 2019
Length: 33 pages
Introduced
Jul 25, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on July 25, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.

Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).

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1 Cosponsor (1 Democrat)

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House Passes Eshoo Provisions to Protect Consumers and Crack Down on Unfair Billing Practices
    — Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 10, 2019

House Passes Eshoo Provisions to Protect Consumers and Crack Down on Unfair Billing Practices
    — Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] (Co-sponsor) on Dec 10, 2019

Energy and Commerce Committee Advances Eshoo Priorities on Consumer Protection and Privacy
    — Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] (Co-sponsor) on Nov 20, 2019

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History

Jul 25, 2019
 
Introduced

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H.R. 3994 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 3994. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 116th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2019 to Jan 3, 2021. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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