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  • Latest Action: Dec 15, 2010 Became Public Law No: 111-311.

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  • Committee Assignment: Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation

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  • 20% of users oppose S.2847

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    • Public Law Update - December 19, 2010 by PositiveReform - S. 2847 / Public Law 111-311. Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act (Dec. 15, 2010; 124 Stat. 3294; 2 pages). Complete Public Law Lists (Click Here To View Lists and See Documents) ...

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      As noted by PositiveReform on December 19, 2010, "S. 2847 / Public Law 111-311. Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation Act (Dec. 15, 2010; 124 Stat. 3294; 2 pages). Complete Public Law Lists (Click Here To View Lists and See Documents) ..." (http://positivereform.com/11425/)
    • OpEdNews - Article: The Obama Administration: December 1-17, 2010 - December 18, 2010 by OpEdNews - S. 2847, the "Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation or the "CALM Act," which required the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe a regulation limiting the volume of audio on commercials transmitted by television broadcast ...

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      As noted by OpEdNews on December 18, 2010, "S. 2847, the "Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation or the "CALM Act," which required the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe a regulation limiting the volume of audio on commercials transmitted by television broadcast ..." (http://www.opednews.com/articles/The-Obama-Administration--by-Robert-Arend-101218-652.html)
    • Bill Co-Sponsored by Rep. Rothman to End Loud TV Ads Becomes Law ... - December 18, 2010 by Paramus Post - Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), who was a co-sponsor of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act (S. 2847), which was signed into law by President Obama this week, released the following statement: ...

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      As noted by Paramus Post on December 18, 2010, "Representative Steve Rothman (D-NJ), who was a co-sponsor of the Commercial Advertisement Loudness Mitigation (CALM) Act (S. 2847), which was signed into law by President Obama this week, released the following statement: ..." (http://www.paramuspost.com/article.php/20101219174455453)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Eshoo’s TV ad volume bill is signed into law - December 14, 2010 by Political Blotter - ...programs during which they air. Eshoo’s House version of the bill passed the House a year ago but wasn’t taken up in the Senate; S. 2847, introduced by U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., contained Eshoo’s language and advanced this year. The Se

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      As noted by Political Blotter on December 14, 2010, "...programs during which they air. Eshoo’s House version of the bill passed the House a year ago but wasn’t taken up in the Senate; S. 2847, introduced by U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., contained Eshoo’s language and advanced this year. The Se" (http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/PoliticalBlotter/~3/14iq2zk7FGI/)
    • - December 02, 2010 by NEWS JUNKIE POST - The Senate bill (S.2847) was sponsored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI], and was cosponsored by Sherrod Brown [D-OH], Tim Johnson [D-SD], Claire McCaskill ...

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      As noted by NEWS JUNKIE POST on December 02, 2010, " The Senate bill (S.2847) was sponsored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI], and was cosponsored by Sherrod Brown [D-OH], Tim Johnson [D-SD], Claire McCaskill ... " (http://www.cbc.ca/arts/story/2010/12/03/con-loud-commercials.html)
    • - December 02, 2010 by NEWS JUNKIE POST - The Senate bill (S.2847) was sponsored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI], and was cosponsored by Sherrod Brown [D-OH], Tim Johnson [D-SD], Claire McCaskill ...

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      As noted by NEWS JUNKIE POST on December 02, 2010, " The Senate bill (S.2847) was sponsored by Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse [D-RI], and was cosponsored by Sherrod Brown [D-OH], Tim Johnson [D-SD], Claire McCaskill ... " (http://www.boston.com/ae/tv/articles/2010/12/02/ear_relief_congress_acts_to_stifle_loud_tv_ads/)
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