H.R. 2994 (111th): Satellite Home Viewer Reauthorization Act of 2009


Jun 23, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Frederick “Rick” Boucher

Representative for Virginia's 9th congressional district



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Last Updated: Dec 2, 2009
Length: 28 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To reauthorize the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of 2004, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to extend to December 31, 2014, the termination of provisions allowing satellite retransmission of network station signals (without the station's consent) to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Jun 23, 2009

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Oct 15, 2009
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2994”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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