S. 1948 (106th): Intellectual Property and Communications Omnibus Reform Act of 1999

A bill to amend the provisions of title 17, United States Code, and the Communications Act of 1934, relating to copyright licensing and carriage of broadcast signals by satellite.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.



Nov 17, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Trent Lott

Senator from Mississippi



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Last Updated: Nov 17, 1999
Length: 214 pages


Nov 17, 1999

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S. 1948 (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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