Title: Couzens Bill No. 6 Collection
ID: OGLMC 498
Extent: 0.25 Linear Feet
Restrictions: Open for inspection under the rules and regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.
Acquisition Note: Source: Unknown.
Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Couzens Bill No. 6 Collection. OGLMC 498, Box #, Folder #. Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota.
Finding Aid Revisions: Finding aid input to Archon in March 2020.
Collection Material Type: Federal Government Records
Scope and Contents: This collection contains documents regarding a bill proposed by United States Senator James Couzens of Michigan in April 1929. The bill was designed to regulate the "transmission of intelligence by wire or wireless" and to create a "commission on communication." The North Dakota congressional delegation opposed the bill, arguing that violated state's rights.