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Introduced in House (12/07/2016)


114th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 6474


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


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


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.