Summary: S.1372 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for S.1372. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in Senate (07/01/2005)

Fairness, Accuracy, Inclusivity, and Responsiveness in Ratings Act of 2005 or FAIR Ratings Act - Prohibits a person from selling, offering to sell, or otherwise providing data from a television ratings measurement system (system) that produces data to be used commercially as currency ratings unless that system is accredited by the Media Ratings Council. Requires such Council to: (1) accredit such systems on the basis of audits; and (2) preapprove any change made to a current system. Provides accreditation standards.

Requires any dispute between an operator of a system and the Council to be resolved through dispute resolution procedures.