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Public Broadcasting Reform Act of 1998, H.R. 4067; no action taken

Rep. W.J. (Billy) Tauzin introduced this bill June 16, 1998, for Rep. Edward Markey and himself, and it was referred to the House Commerce Committee. No action was taken. See also Current's article, which contains links to this text.

A bill to establish the Commission for the Future of Public Broadcasting and authorize appropriations for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

TITLE I
COMMISSION FOR THE FUTURE OF PUBLIC BROADCASTING

SEC. 101. ESTABLISHMENT.

SEC. 102. MEMBERSHIP.

SEC. 103. FUNCTIONS.

SEC. 104. POWERS.

SEC. 105. DEFINITIONS.

SEC. 106. TERMINATION.

TITLE II
AMENDMENTS TO PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS PROVISIONS OF COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF 1934

SEC. 201. PREVENTION OF UNJUST ENRICHMENT IN SALE OF OVERLAPPING PUBLIC BROADCAST STATIONS.

'SEC. 399C. PREVENTION OF UNJUST ENRICHMENT IN SALE OF OVERLAPPING PUBLIC BROADCAST STATIONS.

SEC. 202. USE OF BUSINESS OR INSTITUTIONAL LOGOGRAMS.

SEC. 203. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS FACILITIES PROGRAM GRANTS.

SEC. 204. REGULATIONS.

TITLE III
REAUTHORIZATION FOR CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING

SEC. 301. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS.

SEC. 302. MODIFICATION TO STATUTORY MANDATES.


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