H.R.642 - Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2011

To prevent the Federal Communications Commission from repromulgating the fairness doctrine. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To prevent the Federal Communications Commission from repromulgating the fairness doctrine. as introduced.
  • Short: Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2011 as introduced.

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Mike Pence

R-IN

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Official Summary

Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2011 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from having the authority to require broadcasters to present opposing viewpoints on controversial issues of public importance, commonly referred to as the Fairness

Official Summary

Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2011 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) from having the authority to require broadcasters to present opposing viewpoints on controversial issues of public importance, commonly referred to as the Fairness Doctrine.

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