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To amend section 16 of the Radio Act of 1927.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

To amend section 16 of the Radio Act of 1927.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. -- Federal Radio Commission,
  • Appellate procedure,
  • Courts

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesAppeals from decisions of Federal Radio Commission
    SeriesH.rp.1665
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16158417M

      In policy circles of Washington DC, in academia, and among advocates and lobbyists, there has been growing attention to the role of antitrust enforcement versus regulation in today’s economy (see, e.g., Shapiro in Int J Ind Organ –, ). Various populist arguments seek an expanded role for antitrust law, as proponents seek to control the Author: Babette E. Boliek. §1. ACT As BASIC LAW. So far as any law may be considered the basic law affecting radio, the provisions referring thereto, contained within the Communications Act of , as amended, may be so construed. The Act as amended is set forth in its entirety in the appendix of this book. Reference to the Act here will be confined to those.

    The Radio Act of was the first attempt by Congress to regulate broadcast materials. The act was written to organize the rapidly expanding number of radio stations and the overuse of frequencies. But politicians feared that broadcast material would be obscene or biased.   Section 16 of the Radio Act of provided for appeals from revocation orders to either the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia or the District Court of the district in which the station was located.

    It is contended by appellant that the Second Zone, in which the state of Pennsylvania is situate, is under-quota in radio facilities as compared with the other zones established by section 2 of the Radio Act of (47 USCA § 82), supra, and section 9, second paragraph, as amended by section 5 of the Act of Ma , 45 Stat. ( It was on this day in that President Coolidge signed the Radio Act which brought both continuity and order from the disarray of early radio communications. From the chaos over frequencies and content to oversight and licensing, the ground rules Coolidge established for the future of radio remain sound even with the passing of.


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To amend section 16 of the Radio Act of 1927 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Radio Act of Feb. 23,ch. To rectify the matter, Congress passed the Radio Act ofwhich was signed into law by President Calvin Coolidge on Febru The Act strengthen the federal government's authority "to regulate all forms of interstate and foreign radio transmissions and communications within the United States.

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a bill to amend the Radio act of A Discussion of the Amendment to Section 16 of the Radio Act of By John W. Guider. Publisher: SMU Scholar. Year: OAI identifier: oai::jalc Provided by: Southern Methodist University. Download Author: John W. Guider. Congress passed the Radio Act of to bring order to the chaos of radio broadcasting.

In the process, Congressional representatives had to deal with several free speech issues, which were resolved in favor of the Progressive concepts of public interest, thereby limiting free speech. Other articles where Radio Act is discussed: radio: The need for regulation: was accomplished with the landmark Radio Act of This act provided basic assumptions that have continued to underpin broadcasting policy in the United States to this day.

Frequencies used for broadcasting were to be held by the government, not owned by licensees. In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.

The summer of began with one of the signature events of the twentieth century: onCharles Lindbergh became the first man to cross the Atlantic by plane nonstop, and /5(K). One of the primary reasons for the passage of the Radio Act of was to: Prevent the interference of radio signals that occurred by too many people broadcasting at the same time.

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The Radio Act of (“Act”) was enacted to bring order to the chaos of radio broadcasting. The Act created a Federal Radio Commission (FRC). The Commission was responsible for granting and denying licenses, and assigning frequencies and power levels for each licensee.

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The amendment to Section 16 of the Radio Act ofapproved July 1,limits the scope of review by the Court of Appeals of the District of Columbia, by making the -findings of the Commission conclusive unless arbitrary or capricious, omits the provision in the original section Author: Thad H.

Brown. That bill proposed to amend 16 of the Radio Act of so as to vest concurrent jurisdiction (with the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia) of revocation cases in the circuit courts of appeals, rather than in the district courts. Repeal of section 8A. Act No. 16 of Insolvency Law Amendment Act, 1.

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On the effectiveness of the amendment see Guider, A Discussion of the Amendment to Section 16 of The Rcdio Act of () 1 JOURNAL OF AIR LAW9 [] A. C. The principal provisions of the Radio Act of are discussed in detail.

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