H.Res.345 - Resolution directing the House Commission on Information and Facilities to provide for radio and television coverage of proceedings in the House Chamber during the first session of the 94th Congress.94th Congress (1975-1976)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. Brooks, Jack B. [D-TX-9] (Introduced 03/20/1975)|
|Committees:||House - Rules|
|Latest Action:||03/20/1975 Referred to House Committee on Rules. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.345 — 94th Congress (1975-1976)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/20/1975)
Directs the House Commission on Information and Facilities to provide for radio and television coverage of the proceedings in the House Chamber. Calls upon the Commission to provide for monitors to receive the television coverage to be located in such offices of the Capitol and the House and Senate office buildings as the Commission, after consultation with the Speaker of the House, considers desirable.
States that the Commission shall initially provide for transmission of the audio portion of the coverage to offices of Members and officers of the House and Senate.
Directs the Commission to provide a daily written summary of the proceedings of the House and other information pertaining to legislative activity.
Requires that the Commission make available to the public and commercial broadcasting stations radio and television coverage of the proceedings in the House Chamber, videotapes of such coverage, and recordings of the audio portion of such coverage subject to requirements specifies under this Act. Specifies that such requirements do not include limitations or restrictions on the selection of materials for broadcast use.
Authorizes the Commission to employ such persons and enter into such contracts as shall be necessary to carry out the provisions of this resolution.
Provides that expenses of the Commission shall be paid from the contingent fund of the House.
Directs the Commission, as soon as possible after the conclusion of the first session of the Ninety-fourth Congress, to report to the House on activities carried out under this resolution.