109th Congress > House > Vote 898

Date: 2006-06-07

Result: 379-35 (Passed)

Clerk session vote number: 230

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Bill number: S193

Question: On Motion to Suspend the Rules and Pass

Description: Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act

Bill summary: (This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary of that version is repeated here.) Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of 2005 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to provide that, if the violator of the terms and conditions of any Federal Communications Commission (FCC) license, permit, or certificate is either a broadcast station licensee or permittee or an applicant for a broadcast license, permit, or certificate, and such violator is determined by the FCC to have (...show more) broadcast obscene, indecent, or profane language, the amount of forfeiture penalty shall not exceed $325,000 for each violation or day of such violation, to a maximum of $3 million for any single act or failure to act.

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Bill titles: A bill to increase the penalties for violations by television and radio broadcasters of the prohibitions against transmission of obscene, indecent, and profane language.

Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov

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