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Chapter : Federal Communications Commission
Federal Communications Commission
- INTRODUCTION 139
- AGENCY ORGANIZATION 162
- CONGRESSIONAL ACTION 166
- INFORMATION SOURCES 168
- JUDICIAL ACTION AND COURT CASE SELECTIONS 171
- REFERENCES AND FURTHER READINGS 172
The Communications Act of 1934 established the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as an independent regulatory agency. The FCC is composed of five commissioners, not more than three of whom may be members of the same political party. The president nominates commissioners who are then confirmed by the Senate. The president designates one of the members ...