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    IntroducedJanuary 6th, 2009

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Title

Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009

Official Title

A bill to prevent the Federal Communications Commission from repromulgating the fairness doctrine.

Summary

Broadcaster Freedom Act of 2009 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to prohibit the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), notwithstanding any other provision of any Act, 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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