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


Mar 26, 1979
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Died in a previous Congress

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


Jennings Randolph

Senator from West Virginia


About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/26/1979--Introduced.Repeals the prohibition in the Communications Act of 1934 against certain coercive practices affecting broadcasting. Read more >
Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

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

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Mar 26, 1979


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