S. 247 (106th): Satellite Home Viewers Improvements Act

Introduced:

Jan 19, 1999
106th Congress, 1999–2000

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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

Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah

Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Mar 2, 1999
Length: 16 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to reform the copyright law with respect to satellite retransmissions of broadcast signals, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Jan 19, 1999
 
Introduced

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Feb 25, 1999
 
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Cosponsors
14 cosponsors (8D, 6R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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