S. 2554 (94th): A bill to amend Public Law 93-107 with regard to the broadcasting of certain professional sports clubs’ games.


Oct 22, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and though it was passed by both chambers on December 15, 1975 it was passed in non-identical forms and the differences were never resolved.


John Pastore

Senator from Rhode Island


About the bill

Summary (CRS)
(Measure passed House, amended, in lieu of H.R. 11070) Sports Broadcasting Act - Prohibits, pursuant to the Communications Act, any agreement preventing the television broadcast of any professional sports game ... Read more >
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H.R. 11070 (Related)
Sports Broadcasting Act

Passed House
Last Action: Dec 15, 1975

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The “S.” in “S. 2554” means this is a Senate 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.

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Oct 22, 1975
Reported by Committee
Dec 5, 1975
Passed Senate
Dec 8, 1975
Passed House with Changes
Dec 15, 1975


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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