The Senate Commerce Committee is now marking up several bills Thursday, rather than Tuesday. Of the several bills up for a vote, two are of interest to radio: S. 2505, which would direct the FCC to repeal 3rd-adjacent channel protections to allow more LPFMs on the air and S. 2645, which would reauthorize the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Senate Commerce Committee Schedules FCC Oversight Hearing
Pai, O'Rielly, Carr and Rosenworcel to appear before committee Aug. 15
Senate Commerce Committee Seeks to Speed Spectrum Availability
And Charter talks up its Wi-Fi play as starting point for mobile strategy
Senate Judiciary Committee Unanimously Approves Music Licensing Bill
Legislative update for the digital age heads to Senate, expected to pass easily
Rosenworcel FCC Reappointment Approved By Senate Commerce
Up next: Full Senate will now consider commissioner’s renomination
Senate Commerce Passes Bill to Delay Ownership Action
The Senate Commerce Committee passed a bill that would require the FCC to delay action on media ownership rules.
Senate Commerce Votes to Restore FCC’s Ability to Fine for Single Indecent Utterance
The Senate Commerce Committee approved a bill that would direct the FCC to fine broadcasters that air a fleeting or single indecent utterance.