Text: H.R.6474 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)

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114th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6474

 To eliminate the daily newspaper cross-ownership rule of the Federal 
                       Communications Commission.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            December 7, 2016

  Mr. Walden (for himself, Mr. Yarmuth, Mr. Gene Green of Texas, Mr. 
    Rush, Mr. Bilirakis, Mr. Olson, and Mr. Guthrie) introduced the 
   following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Energy and 
                                Commerce

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                                 A BILL


 
 To eliminate the daily newspaper cross-ownership rule of the Federal 
                       Communications Commission.

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

SECTION 1. ELIMINATION OF DAILY NEWSPAPER CROSS-OWNERSHIP RULE.

    (a) No Force or Effect.--Paragraph (d) of section 73.3555 of title 
47, Code of Federal Regulations, shall have no force or effect after 
the date of the enactment of this Act.
    (b) Removal From Rules.--Not later than 1 year after the date of 
the enactment of this Act, the Federal Communications Commission shall 
complete all actions necessary to remove such paragraph from its rules.
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