H.R. 7311 (96th): A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that not less than one very high frequency commercial television broadcasting station be located in each state.


May 8, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Gene Maguire
Representative for New Jersey's 7th congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
9/30/1980--Reported to House amended.(Reported to House from the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce with amendment, H. Rept. 96-1438) Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require the Federal Communications ...

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May 8, 1980


13 cosponsors (9D, 4R) (show)
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