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A resolution designating August 2008 as "Digital Television Transition Awareness Month".


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Date
07/11/2008Passed/agreed to in Senate: Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.
06/12/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
05/22/2008Introduced in Senate

All Actions (11)

Date
07/11/2008Resolution agreed to in Senate with amendments and an amended preamble by Unanimous Consent.
07/11/2008S.Amdt.5071 Amendment SA 5071 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
07/11/2008S.Amdt.5070 Amendment SA 5070 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
07/11/2008S.Amdt.5071 Amendment SA 5071 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Hatch. (consideration: CR S6611; text: CR S6611) To make minor changes.
07/11/2008S.Amdt.5070 Amendment SA 5070 proposed by Senator Reid for Senator Hatch. (consideration: CR S6611; text: CR S6611) To make minor changes.
07/11/2008Measure laid before Senate by unanimous consent. (consideration: CR S6611-6612)
06/12/2008Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 777.
06/12/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Reported by Senator Leahy without amendment and with a preamble. Without written report.
06/12/2008Committee on the Judiciary. Ordered to be reported without amendment favorably.
05/22/2008Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (text of measure as introduced: CR S4808)
05/22/2008Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S4808)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary05/22/2008 Referred to
06/12/2008 Markup by
06/12/2008 Reported by

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Passed Senate amended (07/11/2008)

Designates August 2008 as Digital Television Transition Awareness Month to increase public awareness and encourage consumers to learn about the steps they need to take to retain their television service, including possibly participating in the government coupon program for obtaining converter boxes.

Encourages consumers to make the transition well before the conversion date (February 17, 2009).

Encourages local nonprofit organizations to assist households in applying for the coupons and installing converter boxes and to educate consumers about websites and other sources of transition information.