ERIC Number: ED122868
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-May-11
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Educational Broadcasting Facilities and Telecommunications Demonstration Act of 1976. Ninety-Fourth Congress, Second Session. (Report to Accompany H. R. 9630).
Pastore, John O.
Report No. 94-813 from the Senate Committee on Commerce submitted legislation which has the following principal purposes: (1) to expand and perfect with certain amendments, the matching program for construction of noncommercial educational radio and television broadcasting facilities; (2) to authorize to be appropriated $7,500,000 for the fiscal year transition period and $30,000,000 for fiscal year 1977 for such facilities grant program; (3) to establish a telecommunications demonstration Program to Promote the development of nonbroadcast telecommunications facilities and services for the transmission, distribution, and delivery of health, education, and public or social service information; and (4) to authorize to be appropriated $1,000,000 for fiscal year 1976 and $250,000 for the fiscal year transition period for such demonstration program. The committee reported favorably on the bill and recommended that the bill, as amended, be passed. (HAB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
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Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Commerce.