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H.R. 427 (ih) To provide further protections for the watershed of the Little Sandy River as part of the Bull Run Watershed Management Unit, Oregon, and for other purposes. [Introduced in House] ...


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108th CONGRESS
  1st Session
                                H. R. 426

   To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from requiring 
           digital television tuners in television receivers.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                            January 28, 2003

 Mr. Sensenbrenner (for himself, Mr. Miller of Florida, Mr. Paul, Mr. 
  Cox, and Mr. Frank of Massachusetts) introduced the following bill; 
       which was referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce

_______________________________________________________________________

                                 A BILL


 
   To prohibit the Federal Communications Commission from requiring 
           digital television tuners in television receivers.

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the 
United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

     This Act may be cited as the ``TV Consumer Choice Act of 2003''.

SEC. 2. PROHIBITION ON REQUIRING DIGITAL TELEVISION TUNERS IN 
              TELEVISION RECEIVERS.

    (a) Prohibition.--Neither section 303(s) of the Communications Act 
of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 303(s)) nor any other provision of such Act shall be 
construed to authorize the Federal Communications Commission to 
require, or prescribe any schedule for the implementation of, digital 
television reception capability in television broadcast reception 
equipment.
    (b) Commission Actions Nullified.--The requirements and schedule 
established by the Commission for the implementation of digital 
television reception capability in television broadcast reception 
equipment as contained in section 15.117(i) of the Commission's 
regulations (47 CFR 15.117(i)) as modified in FCC 02-230 (August 8, 
2002), shall not be effective except as expressly hereafter provided by 
Act of Congress.
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