S.34 - Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. DeMint, Jim [R-SC] (Introduced 01/06/2009)|
|Latest Action:||01/07/2009 Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 12. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.34 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (01/06/2009)
Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), notwithstanding any other provision of any Act, from having the authority to require broadcasters to present opposing viewpoints on controversial issues of public importance, commonly referred to as the Fairness Doctrine.