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Titles (2)

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Short Titles as Introduced

United States Broadcasting Reorganization Act of 2009

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the United States International Broadcasting Act of 1994 to reorganize United States international broadcasting, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/09/2009Introduced in House

All Actions (2)

Date
01/09/2009Referred to the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/09/2009Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (3)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Rep. Burton, Dan [R-IN-5]* 01/09/2009
Rep. Royce, Edward R. [R-CA-40]* 01/09/2009
Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11]* 01/09/2009

Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Foreign Affairs01/09/2009 Referred to

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Introduced in House (01/09/2009)

United States Broadcasting Reorganization Act of 2009 - Amends the U.S. International Broadcasting Act of 1994 to establish the United States International Broadcasting Agency, which shall be headed by the Board of Governors of the United States International Broadcasting Agency, to carry out various international broadcasting activities of the United States (thereby eliminating the Broadcasting Board of Governors and the International Broadcasting Bureau).

Sets forth: (1) Agency authorities and functions; and (2) transition provisions.

Directs the Board to establish an Office of the Ombudsman to be a liaison between both the audience and employees and employees and management of the broadcasting entities under Board control.