S. 3183 (96th): A bill to amend chapter 32 of Title 15 U.S.C. and to provide other inducements against the movement of professional sports franchises.


Sep 30, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 30, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Warren Magnuson

Senator from Washington


About the bill

Summary (CRS)

9/30/1980--Introduced.TitleI - Adjustment of Broadcasting RevenuesAmends the Act of September 30, 1961 (Telecasting of Professional Sports) to condition the current exemption from the antitrust laws of joint agreements covering telecasting ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 30, 1980

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3183”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


Committee Assignments

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