HB1459I-CLOSED CAPTIONING
Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 1459 -- Closed Captioning

Sponsor:  Moore

This bill requires all television stations in Missouri to provide
real-time captioning of all local news, weather, and sports
programming by January 1, 2006.  The use of electronic newsroom
technology is not a sufficient method by which these captioning
services can be provided.  Any television station that would have
to spend more than 2% of its annual gross income in order to
comply with these requirements is exempt from doing so.

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Missouri House of Representatives
92nd General Assembly, 2nd Regular Session
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