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- 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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Feb 25, 1999
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Mar 25, 1999
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 851”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
69 cosponsors (45R, 23D, 1I)
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Satellite Copyright, Competition, and Consumer Protection Act of 1999
Conference Report Agreed to by House
Last Action: Nov 9, 1999
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 851 — 106th Congress: Satellite Competition and Consumer Protection Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr851
“H.R. 851 — 106th Congress: Satellite Competition and Consumer Protection Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. February 7, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/hr851>
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