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S. 2584 (94th): Public Broadcasting Financing Act

A bill to amend certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended, to provide long-term financing for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status


Oct 28, 1975
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 6, 1975, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Pastore

Senator for Rhode Island


See Instead:

H.R. 6461 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Dec 31, 1975


Oct 28, 1975

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Nov 6, 1975
Ordered Reported

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S. 2584 (94th) 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.

This bill was introduced in the 94th Congress, which met from Jan 14, 1975 to Oct 1, 1976. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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