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Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act

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A bill to provide for the broadcasting of accurate information to the people of Cuba, and for other purposes.

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07/29/1983Introduced in Senate

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07/29/1983Read twice and referred to the Committee on Foreign Relations.
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Sen. Chiles, Lawton [D-FL]* 07/29/1983

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Senate Foreign Relations07/29/1983 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (07/29/1983)

Radio Broadcasting to Cuba Act - Amends the Board for International Broadcasting Act of 1973 in order to authorize the Board to provide for radio broadcasting to Cuba.

Authorizes the Board to carry out such broadcasting by means of grants, leases, contracts, or other necessary means. Requires such broadcasting to serve as an authoritative source of accurate, objective, and comprehensive news. Sets forth frequency requirements.

Authorizes any U.S. agency or instrumentality to sell, lease, or grant property, and to provide administrative and technical support and services on a reimbursable basis at the request of the Board.

Prohibits any grant under this Act to Radio Broadcasting to Cuba, Inc., unless such corporation's board of directors and the board of directors of the Board for International Broadcasting consist of the same persons making all major policy decisions for such corporation.