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Broadcast Indecency Enforcement Act of 2005

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

Broadcast Indecency Enforcement Act of 2005

report (to accompany H.R. 310) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television programs -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Radio programs -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Obscenity (Law) -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 109th Congress, 1st session, House of Representatives -- 109-5
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. ;
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14547000M
    OCLC/WorldCa58807800

    Further highlights include Congress' passage of the Broadcast Indecency Enforcement Act following Janet Jackson's "wardrobe malfunction," litigation involving filtering software and the Child Online Protection Act (COPA), Congress' attempts to control "spam" on the Internet. Vote number increasing fines for indecent broadcasting on regarding bill H.R Bill sponsored by Rep. Fred Upton [R, MI-6] Results: Bill passed Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of Expresses the sense of Congress that broadcast television station licensees should reinstitute a family viewing policy for broadcasters.

    Rep. Upton talked about broadcast indecency legislation. The House of Representatives was scheduled to debate his bill, HR , later that week. The bill would significantly increase fines for. Actionable indecency is a legal doctrine held by the Federal Communications Commission since the FCC vs. Pacifica case, that broadcast speech can be regulated even if it does not contain the seven dirty words deemed "indecent".. The FCC states on its website that indecent broadcasts are not actionable between 10 PM and 6 AM; however, in , it announced that "actionable indecency" .

    What was the outcome of the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act? Raised the maximum fine for a single violation of indecency to $, What was the significance of United States v.   The lawsuit is anticipated if Congress passes the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act , which it almost certainly will. The statute will raise FCC fines from $32, to $, for each Author: Peter Huck.


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Broadcast Indecency Enforcement Act of 2005 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

Ma This presents the views of the Department of Justice on H.R.the "Broadcast Indecency Enforcement Act of ," as passed by the House of Representatives. As was noted prior to the House's passage of this legislation, the Administration strongly supports enactment of legislation to combat broadcast indecency.

Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of - (Sec. 2) Amends the Communications Act of 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 broadcast obscene.

"Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of " In Encyclopedia of the First Amendment, edited by John VileDavid L. Hudson and David Schultz, Washington, DC: CQ Press, doi: /n Get this from a library. Broadcast Indecency Enforcement Act of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

Broadcast Indecency Enforcement Act of 2005 book States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce.]. The Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of increased fines against broadcasters tenfold—from $32, to $, per incident for broadcast networks, up to $3 million per incident if aired on multiple stations—for violating obscenity and indecency standards.

Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of - (Sec. 2) Amends the Communications Act of 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 broadcast obscene.

TOPN: Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of | A | B | C Sometimes these names say something about the substance of the law (as with the ' Winter Olympic Commemorative Coin Act'). Sometimes they are a way of recognizing or honoring the sponsor or creator of a particular law (as with the 'Taft-Hartley Act').

Broadcast Decency. S. (th). A bill to increase the penalties for violations by television and radio broadcasters of the prohibitions against transmission of obscene, indecent, and profane language. Ina database of bills in the U.S.

Congress. And so the bill I'm about to sign, the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act, increases tenfold the penalty that the FCC can impose, to $, The Congress got serious.

And I appreciate their hard work on this measure. The legislation does not change the broadcast decency standards that are already on the books. Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of - Amends the Communications Act of 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.

President Bush signed the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act bill, which increases the FCC's maximum fines for what it terms indecent content to $, from the previous maximum of $32, The legislation also gives the FCC authority to levy a fine of as much as $3 million on a broadcast company for an incident seen on multiple : Tvtechnology.

Broadcast Indecency Enforcement Act of report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). The Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act ofwhich had been floating around Capitol Hill in various iterations since Novemberthus raised the maximum fine Author: Sanders Esq., Amy Kristin.

The Enforcement Bureau was established on November 8, This table lists all broadcast indecency-related Notices of Apparent Liability ("NALs") issued by the FCC and/or the Enforcement Bureau since November 8, Some of the NALs involve indecency complaints that were received by the Commission prior to the creation of the Enforcement.

RPT-FACTBOX-History of TV profanity, nudity rules in U.S. President George W. Bush signs into law the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act of It.

Enforcement of the obscenity, indecency and profanity rules usually begins with complaints from the public that FCC staff review for possible violations.

If an investigation is warranted and the FCC finds a station in violation of its rules, it has the authority to revoke a station license, impose a fine or issue an admonishment or warning.

"Broadcast and Internet indecency are fascinating areas of research. The issue of whether offensive speech that isn't legally obscene should be regulated has captured the interest of numerous legal scholars since the s.

In this book, Jeremy Lipschultz explores indecency from legal, social and theoretical perspectives. In Congress passed the Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act, which empowered the FCC to increase fines for indecent programming tenfold.

The FCC’s power to regulate indecent programming continues to engender controversy, as the agency faces off against CBS and other media entities in high-profile First Amendment lawsuits. ag(l) ag (con), ag (con) the united states court of appeals for the second circuit _____ fox television stations, inc., cbs broadcasting inc., wls television.

The year will see some sort of government action in regard to taking a stronger stand against what politicians and special interest groups consider “broadcast indecency.” Already, House Telecommunications Subcommittee Chairman Fred Upton (R-MI) has filed the new version of his Broadcast Decency Enforcement Act.

On June 7, Congress sent President Bush a bill to raise indecency fines fold, from $32, per violation to $, The major increase in fines, coupled with the ambiguity of the FCC’s definition of indecency, will undermine free speech as broadcast television and radio stations take heavy precautions to avoid violating the vaguely defined laws.Note, this doesn’t apply to cable networks, just over the air broadcasting.

FCC and the fleeting indecency cases of the s — FCC issues new regulations on indecency and obscenity — Complete with examples of indecency such as Howard Stern monologues, “I’m Not Your Puppet” Rap Song and “Uterus guy” rap. All in all, a.Federal Communications Commission FCC 3 stations affiliated with ABC declined to air the film, citing their uncertainty as to whether it contained indecent material, reportedly based, in part, on Commission indecency rulings subsequent to these previous broadcasts of the film Following the Novembroadcast, the CommissionFile Size: KB.