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Nov 17, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000
This bill was introduced on November 17, 1999, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Mississippi
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Last Updated: Nov 17, 1999
Length: 214 pages
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.
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 >
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Nov 29, 1999
Conference Report Agreed to by House
Last Action: Nov 9, 1999
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1948 — 106th Congress: Intellectual Property and Communications Omnibus Reform Act of 1999. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/s1948
“S. 1948 — 106th Congress: Intellectual Property and Communications Omnibus Reform Act of 1999.” www.GovTrack.us. 1999. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/106/s1948>
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