Summary: S.2179 — 99th Congress (1985-1986)All Information (Except Text)

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Passed Senate amended (03/27/1986)

(Measure passed Senate, amended)

Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to reduce the term of office of members of the Federal Communications Commission from seven to five years. Specifies exceptions for terms of current members and adjusts two terms so that one term will expire in 1989 and the other will expire in 1990.