Commercial TV & radio stations

TopicBill numbersort iconAuthorInterest positionBecame law
Wireless Microphone Users Interference Protection Act of 2013 H.R. 2911 (113th) RushSupportNo
To require the Federal Communications Commission to expand eligibility for part 74 licenses to certain wireless microphone users, to establish safe haven channels for wireless microphones, and to… More
To require the Federal Communications Commission to expand eligibility for part 74 licenses to certain wireless microphone users, to establish safe haven channels for wireless microphones, and to authorize access by owners and operators of wireless microphones to the TV bands databases for the purpose of protecting wireless microphone operations from interference. (by CRS) Hide
Free Market Royalty Act H.R. 3219 (113th) WattOpposeNo
To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide copyright owners in sound recordings with the exclusive right to negotiate in the marketplace the performance of their works to the public by means… More
To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide copyright owners in sound recordings with the exclusive right to negotiate in the marketplace the performance of their works to the public by means of an audio transmission, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Integrated Public Alert and Warning System Modernization Act of 2013 H.R. 3300 (113th) ShusterSupportNo
To reauthorize the programs and activities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (by CRS)
Innovation Act H.R. 3309 (113th) GoodlatteSupportNo
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend title 35, United States Code, and the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act to make improvements and technical corrections, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2014 H.R. 3675 (113th) WaldenSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission, and for other purposes. (by… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Video Consumers Have Options in Choosing Entertainment Act of 2013 H.R. 3719 (113th) EshooOpposeNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to facilitate retransmission consent negotiations between television broadcast stations and multichannel video programming distributors, to provide greater… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to facilitate retransmission consent negotiations between television broadcast stations and multichannel video programming distributors, to provide greater subscriber choice in cable service tiers, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Next Generation Television Marketplace Act H.R. 3720 (113th) ScaliseOpposeNo
To repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television… More
To repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television marketplace, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
STELA Reauthorization Act of 2014 H.R. 4572 (113th) WaldenSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 and title 17, United States Code, to extend expiring provisions relating to the retransmission of signals of television broadcast stations, and for other… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 and title 17, United States Code, to extend expiring provisions relating to the retransmission of signals of television broadcast stations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. H.Con.Res. 16 (113th) ConawaySupportNo
Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. (by CRS)
Patent Transparency and Improvements Act of 2013 S. 1720 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to promote transparency in patent ownership and make other improvements to the patent system, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Songwriter Equity Act of 2014 S. 2321 (113th) AlexanderOpposeNo
A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to ensure fairness in the establishment of certain rates and fees under sections 114 and 115 of such title, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to ensure fairness in the establishment of certain rates and fees under sections 114 and 115 of such title, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act of 2014 S. 2454 (113th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to extend expiring provisions of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010. (by More
A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to extend expiring provisions of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010. (by CRS) Hide
Employment Non-Discrimination Act of 2013 S. 815 (113th) MerkleySupportNo
A bill to prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (by CRS)
Free Flow of Information Act of 2013 S. 987 (113th) SchumerSupportNo
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
A Concurrent Resolution Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. S.Con.Res. 6 (113th) BarrassoSupportNo
A concurrent resolution supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. (by CRS)
FEMA Reauthorization Act of 2012 H.R. 2903 (112th) DenhamSupportNo
To reauthorize the programs and activities of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. (by CRS)
Stop Online Piracy Act H.R. 3261 (112th) SmithSupportNo
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes. (by More
To promote prosperity, creativity, entrepreneurship, and innovation by combating the theft of U.S. property, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Communications Commission Process Reform Act of 2012 H.R. 3309 (112th) WaldenSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission. (by More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for greater transparency and efficiency in the procedures followed by the Federal Communications Commission. (by CRS) Hide
Federal Communications Commission Consolidated Reporting Act of 2012 H.R. 3310 (112th) ScaliseSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to consolidate the reporting obligations of the Federal Communications Commission in order to improve congressional oversight and reduce reporting burdens.… More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to consolidate the reporting obligations of the Federal Communications Commission in order to improve congressional oversight and reduce reporting burdens. (by CRS) Hide
Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 H.R. 3630 (112th) CampSupportYes
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the payroll tax holiday, unemployment compensation, Medicare physician payment, provide for the consideration of the Keystone XL pipeline, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Next Generation Television Marketplace Act H.R. 3675 (112th) ScaliseOpposeNo
To repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television… More
To repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television marketplace, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Radio Fairness Act of 2012 H.R. 6480 (112th) ChaffetzSupportNo
To adopt fair standards and procedures by which determinations of Copyright Royalty Judges are made with respect to webcasting, and for other purposes. (by More
To adopt fair standards and procedures by which determinations of Copyright Royalty Judges are made with respect to webcasting, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Next Generation Television Marketplace Act of 2011 S. 2008 (112th) DeMintOpposeNo
A bill to repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the… More
A bill to repeal certain provisions of the Communications Act of 1934, title 17 of the United States Code, and the regulations of the Federal Communications Commission that intervened in the television marketplace, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act S. 28 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide public safety providers an additional 10 megahertz of spectrum to support a national, interoperable wireless broadband network and authorize… More
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide public safety providers an additional 10 megahertz of spectrum to support a national, interoperable wireless broadband network and authorize the Federal Communications Commission to hold incentive auctions to provide funding to support such a network, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Radio Fairness Act of 2012 S. 3609 (112th) WydenSupportNo
A bill to adopt fair standards and procedures by which determinations of Copyright Royalty Judges are made with respect to webcasting, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to adopt fair standards and procedures by which determinations of Copyright Royalty Judges are made with respect to webcasting, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
National Hurricane Research Initiative Act of 2011 S. 692 (112th) NelsonSupportNo
A bill to improve hurricane preparedness by establishing the National Hurricane Research Initiative, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to improve hurricane preparedness by establishing the National Hurricane Research Initiative, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act S. 911 (112th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to establish the sense of Congress that Congress should enact, and the President should sign, bipartisan legislation to strengthen public safety and to enhance wireless communications.… More
A bill to establish the sense of Congress that Congress should enact, and the President should sign, bipartisan legislation to strengthen public safety and to enhance wireless communications. (by CRS) Hide
Preventing Real Online Threats to Economic Creativity and Theft of Intellectual Property Act of 2011 S. 968 (112th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to prevent online threats to economic creativity and theft of intellectual property, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
A Bill to Amend the Criminal Penalty Provision for Criminal Infringement of a Copyright, and for Other Purposes. S. 978 (112th) KlobucharSupportNo
A bill to amend the criminal penalty provision for criminal infringement of a copyright, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
CALM Act H.R. 1084 (111th) EshooOpposeNo
To require the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe a standard to preclude commercials from being broadcast at louder volumes than the program material they accompany. (by More
To require the Federal Communications Commission to prescribe a standard to preclude commercials from being broadcast at louder volumes than the program material they accompany. (by CRS) Hide
Local Community Radio Act of 2009 H.R. 1147 (111th) DoyleOpposeNo
To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service. (by More
To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service. (by CRS) Hide
Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009 H.R. 226 (111th) PenceSupportNo
To prevent the Federal Communications Commission from repromulgating the fairness doctrine. (by CRS)
Voluntary Incentive Auctions Act of 2010 H.R. 5947 (111th) BoucherSupportNo
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for voluntary incentive auction revenue sharing, and for other purposes. (by More
To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide for voluntary incentive auction revenue sharing, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Local Community Radio Act of 2010 H.R. 6533 (111th) DoyleSupportYes
To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service, and for other purposes. (by More
To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Performance Rights Act H.R. 848 (111th) ConyersOpposeNo
To provide parity in radio performance rights under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Free Flow of Information Act of 2009 H.R. 985 (111th) BoucherSupportNo
To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
To maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
District of Columbia House Voting Rights Act of 2009 S. 160 (111th) LiebermanSupportNo
A bill to provide the District of Columbia a voting seat and the State of Utah an additional seat in the House of Representatives. (by More
A bill to provide the District of Columbia a voting seat and the State of Utah an additional seat in the House of Representatives. (by CRS) Hide
Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 S. 3333 (111th) LeahySupportYes
A bill to extend the statutory license for secondary transmissions under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes. (by More
A bill to extend the statutory license for secondary transmissions under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009 S. 34 (111th) DeMintSupportNo
A bill to prevent the Federal Communications Commission from repromulgating the fairness doctrine. (by CRS)
DTV Delay Act S. 352 (111th) RockefellerSupportYes
A bill to postpone the DTV transition date. (by CRS)
Public Safety Spectrum and Wireless Innovation Act S. 3756 (111th) RockefellerSupportNo
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide public safety providers an additional 10 megahertz of spectrum to support a national, interoperable wireless broadband network and authorize… More
A bill to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide public safety providers an additional 10 megahertz of spectrum to support a national, interoperable wireless broadband network and authorize the Federal Communications Commission to hold incentive auctions to provide funding to support such a network, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act S. 3804 (111th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to combat online infringement, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Free Flow of Information Act of 2009 S. 448 (111th) SpecterSupportNo
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
Internet Radio Equality Act H.R. 2060 (110th) InsleeSupportNo
To nullify the March 2, 2007, determination of the Copyright Royalty Judges with respect to webcasting, to modify the basis for making such a determination, and for other purposes. (by More
To nullify the March 2, 2007, determination of the Copyright Royalty Judges with respect to webcasting, to modify the basis for making such a determination, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 H.R. 2102 (110th) BoucherSupportNo
This bill would limit the conditions under which the federal governement could force journalists to disclose information. (by More
This bill would limit the conditions under which the federal governement could force journalists to disclose information. (by CRS) Hide
First Response Broadcasters Act of 2007 H.R. 2331 (110th) MelanconSupportNo
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to support efforts by local or regional television or radio broadcasters to provide essential public information… More
To amend the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to support efforts by local or regional television or radio broadcasters to provide essential public information programming in the event of a major disaster, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Achievement Through Technology and Innovation Act of 2007 H.R. 2449 (110th) Roybal-AllardSupportNo
To reauthorize part D of title II of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965. (by CRS)
Local Community Radio Act of 2007 H.R. 2802 (110th) DoyleOpposeNo
To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service. (by More
To implement the recommendations of the Federal Communications Commission report to the Congress regarding low-power FM service. (by CRS) Hide
Food and Drug Administration Amendments Act of 2007 H.R. 3580 (110th) DingellSupportYes
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to enhance the postmarket authorities of the Food and Drug… More
To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to revise and extend the user-fee programs for prescription drugs and for medical devices, to enhance the postmarket authorities of the Food and Drug Administration with respect to the safety of drugs, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Energy Improvement and Extension Act of 2008 H.R. 6049 (110th) RangelSupportNo
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other… More
To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide incentives for energy production and conservation, to extend certain expiring provisions, to provide individual income tax relief, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008 H.R. 7084 (110th) InsleeSupportYes
To amend section 114 of title 17, United States Code, to provide for agreements for the reproduction and performance of sound recordings by webcasters. (by More
To amend section 114 of title 17, United States Code, to provide for agreements for the reproduction and performance of sound recordings by webcasters. (by CRS) Hide
Radio All Digital Channel Receiver Act H.R. 7157 (110th) MarkeySupportNo
To require that radios used in the satellite digital radio service be capable of receiving terrestrial digital radio signals. (by More
To require that radios used in the satellite digital radio service be capable of receiving terrestrial digital radio signals. (by CRS) Hide
Fair Elections Now Act S. 1285 (110th) DurbinOpposeNo
A bill to reform the financing of Senate elections, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
Free Flow of Information Act of 2007 S. 2035 (110th) SpecterSupportNo
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by… More
A bill to maintain the free flow of information to the public by providing conditions for the federally compelled disclosure of information by certain persons connected with the news media. (by CRS) Hide
Short-Term Analog Flash and Emergency Readiness Act S. 3663 (110th) RockefellerSupportYes
A bill to require the Federal Communications Commission to provide for a short-term extension of the analog television broadcasting authority so that essential public safety announcements and digital… More
A bill to require the Federal Communications Commission to provide for a short-term extension of the analog television broadcasting authority so that essential public safety announcements and digital television transition information may be provided for a short time during the transition to digital television broadcasting. (by CRS) Hide
OPEN Government Act of 2007 S. 849 (110th) LeahySupportNo
A bill to promote accessibility, accountability, and openness in Government. (by CRS)
A Concurrent Resolution Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. S.Con.Res. 82 (110th) LincolnSupportNo
A concurrent resolution supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act. (by CRS)
A Joint Resolution Disapproving the Rule Submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with Respect to Broadcast Media Ownership. S.J.Res. 28 (110th) DorganOpposeNo
A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to broadcast media ownership. (by More
A joint resolution disapproving the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission with respect to broadcast media ownership. (by CRS) Hide
Advanced Telecommunications and Opportunities Reform Act H.R. 5252 (109th) BartonOpposeNo
To promote the deployment of broadband networks and services. (by CRS)
To Authorize the Extension of Nondiscriminatory Treatment (Normal Trade Relations Treatment) to the Products of Vietnam. H.R. 5602 (109th) RamstadSupportNo
To authorize the extension of nondiscriminatory treatment (normal trade relations treatment) to the products of Vietnam. (by CRS)