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H.R. 5035: Television Viewer Protection Act of 2019

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To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to extend expiring provisions relating to the retransmission of signals of television broadcast stations, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Michael “Mike” Doyle Jr.

Sponsor. Representative for Pennsylvania's 18th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Dec 11, 2019
Length: 11 pages
Introduced
Nov 12, 2019
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted, so there will not likely be further activity on this bill.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1865: Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020
Enacted — Signed by the President on Dec 20, 2019. (compare text)
Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Nov 12, 2019
 
Introduced

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Nov 14, 2019
 
Considered by Communications and Technology

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Nov 19, 2019
 
Considered by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Nov 20, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Dec 9, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Dec 10, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

H.R. 5035 is 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. 5035. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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