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S. 2454 (113th): Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act of 2014

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 26, 2014 (Reported by Senate Committee).


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Calendar No. 445

113th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 2454

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 10, 2014

(for himself and Mr. Grassley) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

June 26, 2014

Reported by , with an amendment

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To amend title 17, United States Code, to extend expiring provisions of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act of 2014 .

2.

Reauthorization

Chapter 1 of title 17, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in section 111(d)(3)—

(A)

in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking clause and inserting paragraph; and

(B)

in subparagraph (B), by striking clause and inserting paragraph; and

(2)

in section 119—

(A)

in subsection (a)(6)(E), in the undesignated matter following clause (iii), by striking clause (i) and inserting subparagraph (B)(i);

(B)

in subsection (c)(1)(E), by striking 2014 and inserting 2019;

(C)

in subsection (e), by striking 2014 and inserting 2019; and

(D)

in subsection (g)(7)(C), by inserting the before Communications.

3.

Termination of license

(a)

In general

Section 119 of title 17, United States Code, as amended in section 2, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(h)

Termination of license

This section shall cease to be effective on December 31, 2019.

.

(b)

Conforming amendment

Section 107(a) of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 ( 17 U.S.C. 119 note) is repealed.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Satellite Television Access Reauthorization Act of 2014 .

2.

Reauthorization

Chapter 1 of title 17, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in section 111(d)(3)

(A)

in the matter preceding subparagraph (A), by striking clause and inserting paragraph; and

(B)

in subparagraph (B), by striking clause and inserting paragraph; and

(2)

in section 119

(A)

in subsection (a)(6)(E), in the undesignated matter following clause (iii), by striking clause (i) and inserting subparagraph (B)(i) ;

(B)

in subsection (c)(1)(E), by striking 2014 and inserting 2019;

(C)

in subsection (e), by striking 2014 and inserting 2019; and

(D)

in subsection (g)(7)(C), by inserting the before Communications.

3.

Termination of license

(a)

In general

Section 119 of title 17, United States Code, as amended in section 2, is amended by adding at the end the following:

(h)

Termination of license

This section shall cease to be effective on December 31, 2019.

.

(b)

Conforming amendment

Section 107(a) of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 ( 17 U.S.C. 119 note) is repealed.

4.

Local service area of a primary transmitter

Section 111(f)(4) of title 17, United States Code, is amended, in the second sentence—

(1)

by inserting as defined by the rules and regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, after television station,;

(2)

by striking comprises the area within 35 miles of the transmitter site, except that and inserting comprises the designated market area, as defined in section 122(j)(2)(C), that encompasses the community of license of such station and any community that is located outside such designated market area that is either wholly or partially within 35 miles of the transmitter site or,; and

(3)

by striking the number of miles shall be 20 miles and inserting wholly or partially within 20 miles of such transmitter site.

June 26, 2014

Reported with an amendment