Satellite Compulsory License Extension Act of 1994
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Satellite Compulsory License Extension Act of 1994 report (to accompany S. 1485, as amended). by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Copyright -- Broadcasting rights -- United States.,
  • Direct broadcast satellite television -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Cable television -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Television stations -- Licenses -- United States.

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Edition Notes

SeriesReport / 103d Congress, 2d session, Senate -- 103-407.
The Physical Object
Pagination22 p. ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17681889M

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Consequently, Congress passed the Satellite Home Viewer Act of and created a compulsory license for satellite carriers' retransmission of distant television stations. This license was expanded in the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of to include retransmissions of local television stations by satellite carriers. Key Provisions of the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act (SHVERA) On Novem , Congress passed the Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act (SHVERA), also known as the William J. “Billy” Tauzin Satellite Television Act, as Title IX, Division J, of the FY Consolidated Appropriations Act. Through a series of laws, beginning with the Satellite Home Viewer Act (SHVA; P.L. ) and most recently amended by the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization Act ( STELA Reauthorization Act; P.L. ), Congress created new. Limitations on the Compulsory License. Sections (c)(2), (3) and (4) establish limitations on the scope of the compulsory license, and provide that failure to comply with these limitations subjects a cable system to a suit for infringement and all the remedies provided in the legislation for such actions.

The long strange trip of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act ("STELA" for short) seems finally to be ending. After satellite carriers' ability to import distant broadcast signals into stations' local markets expired on Decem , Congress passed a number of short-term extensions of the predecessor law, SHVERA. Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of Home: Licensing SOA SOA3 Form SC: Public Law ( ) (Sept. 17, ) Rate Adjustment for the Satellite Carrier Compulsory License, Final Rule 75 FR (Aug ) Rate Adjustment for the Satellite Carrier Compulsory License, 75 FR (J Introduction CALEA is intended to preserve the ability of law enforcement agencies to conduct electronic surveillance while protecting the privacy of information outside the scope of the investigation. It requires that telecommunications carriers and manufacturers of telecommunications equipment design their equipment, facilities, and services to ensure that they have the necessary. Currently, there are three primary satellite television providers of subscription based service available to United States consumers: DirecTV, Dish Network and [[Orby TV[[, which have 21 and 10 million subscribers respectively.. History. Over the past three decades, various U.S. satellite services have come and gone or combined to form the current primary services.

you for inviting me to testify on the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act (STELA). My name is Matt Wood, and I am the Policy Director for Free Press and the Free Press Action Fund. Free Press is a nationwide, nonpartisan and nonprofit organization with more than , members. Compulsory patent licences may be issued to meet the demand for a patented product in a domestic market, to enhance competition by aiding the growth of domestic competitors, or to facilitate the development or establishment of a domestic market. 3 Compulsory licensing may also be used to protect the public interest, especially during public.   (A) Conditions for compulsory license.— A person may by complying with the provisions of this section obtain a compulsory license to make and distribute phonorecords of a nondramatic musical work, including by means of digital phonorecord delivery.A person may obtain a compulsory license only if the primary purpose in making phonorecords of the musical work is to distribute them . Both the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of (“SHVIA” or “ statute”) and the. Satellite Home Viewer Extension and Reauthorization Act of (“SHVERA” or “ statute”) affect the manner in which satellite television subscribers can receive television broadcast signals via satellite.