House Passes Local Community Radio Act
December 17, 2009 at 6:03 AM (PT)
HR 1147, The Local Community Radio Act passed by a voice vote last night in The U.S. House of Representatives. The bill would allow for the creation of hundreds, possibly thousands, of new, low power FM radio stations.
A companion bill in the Senate has been approved by the Commerce Committee, championed by Senator MARIA CANTWELL. A full-Senate vote has not yet been scheduled.