S.1372 - FAIR Ratings Act109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Burns, Conrad R. [R-MT] (Introduced 07/01/2005)|
|Committees:||Senate - Commerce, Science, and Transportation|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 07/27/2005 Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Hearings held. Hearings printed: S.Hrg. 109-1127. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1372 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
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.