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Short Titles as Introduced

Agricultural News and Rural Content Act of 2019

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to require multichannel video programming distributors to carry rural video programming, and for other purposes.

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05/10/2019Introduced in House

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05/10/2019Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Action By: House of Representatives
05/10/2019Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

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House Energy and Commerce05/10/2019 Referred to

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Introduced in House (05/10/2019)

Agricultural News and Rural Content Act of 2019

This bill requires certain video programming distributors, such as cable providers, to use at least 1% of their channel capacity to transmit channels of programming that serve the needs and interests of rural areas. Among other requirements, distributors shall (1) use the same transmission technology used to transmit the majority of the high-definition channels they provide, and (2) include such channels in the most basic tier or package available.