S. 2764 (111th): Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2009


Nov 10, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 19, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


John “Jay” Rockefeller IV

Senator from West Virginia



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Last Updated: Dec 17, 2010
Length: 40 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to reauthorize the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reuathorization Act of 2004, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Section2 - Amends the Communications Act of 1934 to extend until December 31, 2014 (under current law, until December 31, 2009), the authorization for a multichannel video programming distributor to ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 10, 2009

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Nov 19, 2009
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This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 2764”). 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 (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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

Related Bills

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

S. 3333 (Related)
Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010

Enacted — Signed by the President
May 27, 2010

S. 3191 (Related)
Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010

Passed Senate
Last Action: Mar 26, 2010

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