H.R.801 - A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to establish orderly procedures for the consideration of applications for renewal of broadcast licenses.93rd Congress (1973-1974)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Mills, William O. [R-MD-1] (Introduced 01/03/1973)|
|Committees:||House - Commerce|
|Latest Action:||01/03/1973 Referred to House Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.801 — 93rd Congress (1973-1974)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/03/1973)
Increases to 5 years the length of broadcast licenses granted under the Communications Act.
Provides that the Federal Communications Commission, in acting upon any application for renewal of a license, may not consider the application of any other person for the facilities for which renewal is sought.
Provides that, if the Commission finds that the public interest, convenience, and necessity would be served thereby, it shall grant the renewal application.
Provides that if the Commission does not make such a finding it shall deny the renewal application and consider other applications.