Text: H.R.5538 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 5538 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 5538

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit Federal funding for 
    the Corporation for Public Broadcasting after fiscal year 2012.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                             June 16, 2010

 Mr. Lamborn (for himself, Mr. Akin, Mrs. Bachmann, Mr. Bartlett, Mrs. 
Blackburn, Mr. Broun of Georgia, Mr. Conaway, Mr. Fleming, Mr. Gohmert, 
   Mr. Jordan of Ohio, Mr. Manzullo, Mr. Neugebauer, and Mr. Linder) 
 introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on 
                          Energy and Commerce

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                                 A BILL


 
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit Federal funding for 
    the Corporation for Public Broadcasting after fiscal year 2012.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. PROHIBITION ON FEDERAL FUNDS FOR CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC 
              BROADCASTING AFTER FISCAL YEAR 2012.

    (a) In General.--Section 396 of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 
U.S.C. 396) is amended by adding at the end the following new 
subsection:
    ``(n) Prohibition on Federal Funds After Fiscal Year 2012.--No 
Federal funds may be made available to the Corporation for Public 
Broadcasting after fiscal year 2012.''.
    (b) Corporation Prohibited From Accepting Federal Funds.--
Subsection (g) of such section is amended--
            (1) in paragraph (2)(A), by inserting ``subject to 
        paragraph (3)(C),'' before ``obtain''; and
            (2) in paragraph (3)--
                    (A) in subparagraph (A), by striking ``; and'' and 
                inserting a semicolon;
                    (B) in subparagraph (B), by striking the period at 
                the end and inserting ``; and''; and
                    (C) by adding at the end the following new 
                subparagraph:
                    ``(C) accepting funds from the Federal Government 
                after fiscal year 2012.''.
    (c) Conforming Amendments.--Such section is further amended--
            (1) in subsection (k)(3)(A)(iv)(II), by inserting ``through 
        fiscal year 2012'' after ``amounts received''; and
            (2) in subsection (m)--
                    (A) in paragraph (1), by inserting ``through fiscal 
                year 2012'' after ``every three years thereafter''; and
                    (B) in paragraph (2), by inserting ``and through 
                fiscal year 2012,'' after ``1989,''.
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