SB 920 Requires real-time captioning for certain television programming
Sponsor: Rupp
LR Number: 4223S.01I Fiscal Note:
Committee: Commerce, Energy and the Environment
Last Action: 1/16/2008 - Second Read and Referred S Commerce, Energy and the Environment Committee Journal Page: S105
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Effective Date: August 28, 2008

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SB 920 - This act requires all television stations located in the state with gross revenues in excess of three million dollars a year to provide real-time captioning of all local news, weather, and sports programming by January 1, 2009. Such stations may limit their expenditures for the captioning to two percent of their annual gross revenues.