H.R. 7926 (95th): A bill to repeal section 506 of the Communications Act of 1934.


Jun 21, 1977
95th Congress, 1977–1978

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 21, 1977, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John Slack Jr.
Representative for West Virginia's 3rd congressional district

See Instead:

S. 2581 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Feb 24, 1978

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Summary (CRS)
6/21/1977--Introduced.Repeals the prohibition in the Federal Communications Act of 1934 against the coercion of specified practices affecting broadcasting or enforcement of broadcasting contracts.

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H.R. 4892 (96th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Dec 8, 1980

S. 2581 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 24, 1978

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Jun 21, 1977


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