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Communications Act of 1934

Law 47 U.S.C. § 151 et seq. (1934)

legal Definition of Communications Act of 1934

legislation enacted in scattered sections of the U.S. Code governing the growing communications field. It created the Federal Communications Commission and established regulations for wire and radio common carriers (as for licensing and setting charges). The Act was amended by the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

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