H.R.4882 - Broadcast Licensing in the Public Interest Act110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Eshoo, Anna G. [D-CA-14] (Introduced 12/19/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||12/19/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and the Internet.|
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Summary: H.R.4882 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (12/19/2007)
Broadcast Licensing in the Public Interest Act - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to require, as a part of broadcast station license renewal, that a station demonstrate it's dedication to civic affairs, local news, local programming, elections, and educational programming for children.
Decreases the term of new and renewal licenses from eight to three years.