H.R.2597 - To prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio and the use of Federal funds to acquire radio content.113th Congress (2013-2014)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Lamborn, Doug [R-CO-5] (Introduced 06/28/2013)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||07/05/2013 Referred to the Subcommittee on Communications and Technology.|
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Summary: H.R.2597 — 113th Congress (2013-2014)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/28/2013)
Prohibits federal funding to organizations incorporated for specified purposes related to: (1) broadcasting, transmitting, and programming over noncommercial educational radio broadcast stations, networks, and systems; (2) cooperating with foreign broadcasting systems and networks in international radio programming and broadcasting; (3) assisting and supporting such noncommercial educational radio broadcasting pursuant to the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967; (4) paying dues to such organizations; or (5) acquiring radio programs by or for the use of a radio broadcast station that is a public broadcast station as defined in the Communications Act of 1934.
Revises the Public Broadcasting Fund allocation formula.