H.R.1076 - To prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio and the use of Federal funds to acquire radio content.

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  • Official: To prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio and the use of Federal funds to acquire radio content. as introduced.

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Result: Passed - March 17, 2011

Roll call number 192 in the House

Question: On Passage: H R 1076 To prohibit Federal funding of National Public Radio and the use of Federal funds to acquire radio content

 

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Permanently blocks all federal funding to NPR affiliates and to special content production for NPR. For now, the full text can be downloaded here.
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Official Summary

Prohibits federal funding to organizations incorporated for specified purposes related to: (1) broadcasting, transmitting, and programming over noncommercial educational radio broadcast stations, networks, and systems; (2) cooperating with foreign broadcasting systems and networks in intern

Official Summary

Prohibits federal funding to organizations incorporated for specified purposes related to:
(1) broadcasting, transmitting, and programming over noncommercial educational radio broadcast stations, networks, and systems;
(2) cooperating with foreign broadcasting systems and networks in international radio programming and broadcasting;
(3) assisting and supporting such noncommercial educational radio broadcasting pursuant to the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967;
(4) paying dues to such organizations; or
(5) acquiring radio programs by or for the use of a radio broadcast station that is a public broadcast station as defined in the Communications Act of 1934. Revises the Public Broadcasting Fund allocation formula.

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Organizations Supporting H.R.1076

  • Americans for Tax Reform
  • Eagle Forum
  • Traditional Values Coalition
  • Accuracy in Media
  • Center for Fiscal Accountability

Organizations Opposing H.R.1076

  • 170 Million Americans for Public Broadcasting
  • Association of Public Television Stations
  • National Public Radio
  • Change.org


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