'Decency Act' Part Two

Hearn, Ted
May 2006
Multichannel News;5/8/2006, Vol. 27 Issue 19, p45
The article reports on the plan of U.S. Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist (R-Tenn.) to bring to the Senate flow a bill on broadcast indecency. The legislation, which passed by the House in January 2006, will raise broadcast indecency fines to $500,000 per offense, up from $32,500. The licenses of television and radio stations with multiple violations will be revoked under the bill. Frist seeks to clear the House indecency bill for a Senate vote.


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