S. 3858 (94th): A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to add a new section with respect to the dissemination of obscene or indecent material by means of radio communication or cable television, and to repeal section 1464 of title 18, United States Code.

Introduced:

Sep 29, 1976
94th Congress, 1975–1976

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 1976, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Pastore
Senator from Rhode Island
Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
9/29/1976--Introduced.Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the dissemination of obscene or indecent material, as defined in this Act, by means of radio or cable television. Establishes criminal penalties ...

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History

Introduced
Sep 29, 1976

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