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


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 from Rhode Island


See Instead:

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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

Public Broadcasting Financing Act - Establishes a Public Broadcasting Fund in the Treasury and authorizes to be appropriated to such Fund for each of the fiscal years 1976 through 1980 ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 28, 1975

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Nov 6, 1975
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2584”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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H.R. 6461 (Related)
Public Broadcasting Financing Act

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 31, 1975

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