H.R.1607 - Ethnic and Minority Affairs Broadcasting Clearinghouse Act of 198599th Congress (1985-1986)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Biaggi, Mario [D-NY-19] (Introduced 03/20/1985)|
|Committees:||House - Energy and Commerce|
|Latest Action:||House - 03/21/1985 Referred to Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection and Finance. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.1607 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (03/20/1985)
Ethnic and Minority Affairs Broadcasting Clearinghouse Act of 1985 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to establish the Ethnic and Minority Affairs Clearinghouse within the Federal Communications Commission.
Directs the Clearinghouse to: (1) establish a clearinghouse for complaints about the portrayal of ethnic and minority groups in radio and television broadcast programming; (2) collect and disseminate information about such portrayal; (3) conduct an annual conference to draw public attention to such portrayal; (4) submit to the Congress an annual report on its activities, including a compilation of all complaints received; and (5) provide information to the Commission.