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SA 165. Mr. DeMINT submitted an amendment intended to be proposed by him to the bill S. 493, to reauthorize and improve the SBIR and STTR programs, and for other purposes; which was ordered to lie on the table; as follows:

At the end, add the following:
TITLE VI--CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING


SEC. 601. RESCISSION OF FUNDS APPROPRIATED THROUGH FISCAL YEAR 2012 FOR CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING.
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the portion of all unobligated balances appropriated or otherwise made available to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for use in any of fiscal years 2011 or 2012 are rescinded and no such funds shall be obligated or expended by such Corporation.
SEC. 602. PROHIBITION ON FEDERAL FUNDS FOR CORPORATION FOR PUBLIC BROADCASTING AFTER FISCAL YEAR 2012.
(a) In General.--Section 396 of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 396) is amended by adding at the end the following new subsection:
"Prohibition on Federal Funds After Fiscal Year 2012

"(n) No Federal funds may be made available to the Corporation for Public Broadcasting after fiscal year 2012.".
(b) Corporation Prohibited From Accepting Federal Funds.--Subsection (g) of section 396 of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 396(g)) is amended--
(1) in paragraph (2)(A), by inserting "subject to paragraph (3)(C)," before "obtain"; and
(2) in paragraph (3)--
(A) in subparagraph (A), by striking "; and" and inserting a semicolon;
(B) in subparagraph (B), by striking the period at the end and inserting "; and"; and
(C) by adding at the end the following new subparagraph:
"(C) accepting funds from the Federal Government after fiscal year 2012.".
(c) Conforming Amendments.--Section 396 of the Communications Act of 1934 (47 U.S.C. 396) is further amended--
(1) in subsection (k)(3)(A)(iv)(II), by inserting "through fiscal year 2012" after "amounts received"; and
(2) in subsection (m)--
(A) in paragraph (1), by inserting "through fiscal year 2012" after "every three years thereafter"; and
(B) in paragraph (2), by inserting "and through fiscal year 2012," after "1989,".


(As printed in the Congressional Record for the Senate on Mar 14, 2011.)