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


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

About the bill

Full Title

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.

Summary (CRS)

TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Title II: Rural Local Television Signals Title III: Trademark Cyberpiracy Prevention Title IV: Inventor Protection Subtitle A: Inventors' Rights Subtitle B: ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 17, 1999

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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1948”). 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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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 3194 (Related)
Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2000

Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 29, 1999

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

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

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