H.R. 1027 (106th): Copyright Compulsory License Improvement Act

To provide for the carriage by satellite carriers of local broadcast station signals, and for other purposes.

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Mar 8, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 24, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Howard Coble

Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 16, 1999
Length: 30 pages


Mar 8, 1999

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Mar 24, 1999
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H.R. 1027 (106th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 106th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 1999 to Dec 15, 2000. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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