S.2847 - CALM Act

A bill to regulate the volume of audio on commercials. view all titles (11)

All Bill Titles

  • Official: A bill to regulate the volume of audio on commercials. as introduced.
  • Short: CALM Act as introduced.
  • Short: Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act as introduced.
  • Short: CALM Act as reported to senate.
  • Short: Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act as reported to senate.
  • Short: CALM Act as passed senate.
  • Short: Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act as passed senate.
  • Short: CALM Act as passed house.
  • Short: Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act as passed house.
  • Short: CALM Act as enacted.
  • Short: Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act as enacted.

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Official Summary

Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act or the CALM Act - Directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to prescribe a regulation limiting the volume of television advertisements that is limited to incorporating by reference and making mandatory (but subject to waivers) the \

Official Summary

Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act or the CALM Act - Directs the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to prescribe a regulation limiting the volume of television advertisements that is limited to incorporating by reference and making mandatory (but subject to waivers) the \"Recommended Practice: Techniques for Establishing and Maintaining Audio Loudness for Digital Television\" insofar as such recommended practice concerns the transmission of commercial advertisements by a television broadcast station, cable operator, or other multichannel video programming distributor. Deems a broadcast television operator, cable operator, or other multichannel video programming distributor that installs, utilizes, and maintains in a commercially reasonable manner the equipment and associated software in compliance with the regulations issued by the FCC in accordance with this Act to be in compliance with such regulations.

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Organizations Supporting S.2847

  • Consumers Union

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