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H.R. 8206 (96th): A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to establish certain limitations relating to the ownership of cable television franchises.

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9/24/1980--Introduced. Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit any alien, foreign government, or any foreign-owned or partially foreign-owned corporation from owning a cable television system in the United States without reciprocity.