S. 303, Satellite Television Act of 1999

Hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth ... first session, February 23, 1999 (S. hrg)
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Shown Here: Reported to Senate with amendment(s) (05/20/) Satellite Television Act of - Amends the Communications Act of to state that the mandatory local television signal carriage provisions of such Act shall apply no later than January 1,to satellite carriers retransmitting any television broadcast station in that local market pursuant to Federal compulsory licensing.

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Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.]. The Federal Communications Commission shall prescribe such regulations as are necessary to implement the requirements of sections (u), (z), and (b) of the Communications Act of [47 U.S.C.

(u), (z), (b)], as amended by this section, including any technical standards, protocols, and procedures needed for the transmission of—. Satellite Television: Reauthorization of S. 303 Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act (SHVIA)Background and Key Issues CRS Report for Congress Satellite Television: Reauthorization of the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act (SHVIA) — Background and Key Issues Marcia S.

Smith Specialist in Aerospace and Telecommunications Policy Resources, Science, and Industry Division. Satellite Home Viewer Act More thansatellite subscribers, many in the most rural areas of the country, receive at least one distant network signal from DIRECTV or DISH. In many cases, only the Satellite Act permits them to receive network television at all.

In all cases, failure to renew the Satellite Act. Both the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of (“SHVIA” or “ statute”) and the. Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of (“SHVERA” or “ statute”) affect the manner in which satellite television subscribers can receive television broadcast signals via satellite.

TV, Class A TV, FM translator, TV translator, Low Power TV or Low Power FM broadcast station. It is also to be used in seeking the joint renewal of licenses for an FM or TV translator station and its co-owned primary FM, TV or LPTV station. FCC Form S consists of Sections I, II, III, IV and V.

Those sections that do not apply to the station. Media Bureau Declaratory Ruling re EchoStar's "Two Dish" Broadcast Television Signal Carriage Policies.

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MO&O: Word | Acrobat. 9/5/01 Implementation of the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of Broadcast Signal Carriage Issues Order on Reconsideration, CS Docket No. Order: Word |.

Senators McCain and Burns have introduced the Satellite Television Act of to resolve this conflict, but S.as written, cannot prevent millions of satellite TV consumers from losing their.

Congress sets Feb. 17,as the shut-off date for analog TV. The act also sets Jan. 28,as the deadline for the FCC to auction TV spectrum freed by the transition but does not address public TV’s long-held cause to set aside auction proceeds for a trust fund.

Intellectual Property and High Technology Technical Amendments Act of (incorporated into H.R.

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21st Century Department of Justice Appropriations Authorization Act) 2/13/ th Congress. February 3, Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. Action By: Senate. The Communications Satellite Act of is a U.S. federal statute. The Act is the successor to the Radio Act of The object of the Act is to deal with the issue of commercialization of space communications and to establish a commercial communications system utilizing space satellites which will serve American needs and those of other countries and contribute to world peace and.

during the 6-month period beginning on Novemto the retransmission of the signal of a television broadcast station within the station’s local market by a satellite carrier directly to its subscribers under the statutory license of section of title This timing was fortunate because the Communications Satellite Corporation (COMSAT), formed as a result of the Communications Satellite Act ofwas in the process of contracting for their first satellite.

COMSAT's initial capitalization of million dollars was considered sufficient to build a system of dozens of medium-orbit satellites.

A break for satellite television came inwhen Congress passed the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act, giving the industry permission to offer local broadcast channels, leveling the.

Congress’s response to the furor over the section license was the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of The Act codified a new vision for the statutory licensing of the retransmission of over-the-air broadcast signals by satellite carriers. The Telecommunications Act of was the first significant overhaul of telecommunications law in more than sixty years, amending the Communications Act of The Act, signed by President Bill Clinton, represented a major change in American telecommunication law, since it was the first time that the Internet was included in broadcasting and spectrum allotment.

Television (TV), the electronic delivery of moving images and sound from a source to a receiver. Conceived in the early 20th century, television is a vibrant broadcast medium, using the model of broadcast radio to bring news and entertainment to people all over the world.

The Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of or STELA Pub.L. – is one of the acts of the th United States renewed the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of and the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of (SHVIA), which govern the retransmission of broadcast television content by satellite companies.

The Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of (SHVIA) provides significant modifications to the Satellite Home Viewer Act ofThese include satellite companies and cable television operators. It was also intended to encourage an increase in programming choices. Pub. –, §1, Oct. 6,Stat.Tauzin Satellite Television Act of '." of Ti and amending provisions set out as a note under section of this title] may be cited as the 'Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of '.".

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COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE ACT OF Sec. [47 U.S.C. ] Congressional declaration of policy and purpose * (a) Policy The Congress declares that it is the policy of the United States to establish, in conjunction and in cooperation with other countries, as expeditiously as practicable a commercial communications satellite.

COMMUNICATIONS ACT OF AN ACT To provide for the regulation of interstate and foreign communication by wire or radio, and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, TITLE I--GENERAL PROVISIONS SEC.

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