S. 761 (96th): A bill to repeal section 506 of the Communications Act of 1934.

Mar 26, 1979 (96th Congress, 1979–1980)
Died (Referred to Committee)
See Instead:

H.R. 7587 (same title)
Referred to Committee — Jun 16, 1980

Jennings Randolph
Senator from West Virginia
Related Bills
S. 2581 (95th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Feb 24, 1978

H.R. 7587 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 16, 1980


This bill was introduced on March 26, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Introduced Mar 26, 1979
Referred to Committee Mar 26, 1979

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Repeals the prohibition in the Communications Act of 1934 against certain coercive practices affecting broadcasting.

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