H.R. 851 (106th): Satellite Competition and Consumer Protection Act


Feb 25, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 25, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


William “Billy” Tauzin

Representative for Louisiana's 3rd congressional district



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Last Updated: Apr 16, 1999
Length: 39 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To require the Federal Communications Commission to establish improved predictive models for determining the availability of television broadcast signals.

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Related Bills

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H.R. 1554 (Related)
Satellite Copyright, Competition, and Consumer Protection Act of 1999

Conference Report Agreed to by House
Last Action: Nov 9, 1999

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 851” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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Feb 25, 1999
Reported by Committee
Mar 25, 1999


69 cosponsors (45R, 23D, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no votes related to this bill.

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