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Satellite Home Viewers Improvements Act

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary

Satellite Home Viewers Improvements Act

report (to accompany S. 247)

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:
  • Direct broadcast satellite television -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Artificial satellites in telecommunication -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Copyright -- Broadcasting rights -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 106th Congress, 1st session, Senate -- 106-42
    The Physical Object
    Pagination23 p. ;
    Number of Pages23
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14501690M
    OCLC/WorldCa41576633

    Satellite Home Viewer Act of ; TOPN: Satellite Home Viewer Act of | A Act') or by invoking public outrage or sympathy (as with any number of laws named for victims of crimes). History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code? In addition to the changes to the satellite compulsory licensing scheme, the Satellite Home Viewer Act of amended section (f) of title 17 to expand the definition of a “local service area of a primary transmitter” to include the Area of Dominant Influence (“ADI”). Section (f), as .

    An Act modifying the Satellite Home Viewer Act of , SHVIA permits satellite companies to provide local broadcast TV signals to all subscribers who reside in the local TV station. Oct 6, H.R. (th). To extend the statutory license for secondary transmissions by satellite carriers of transmissions by television broadcast stations under ti United States Code, and to amend the Communications Act of with respect to such transmissions. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

    On 29 November US President William J. Clinton passed the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act (SHVIA). [16] The act allowed Americans to receive local broadcast signals via direct broadcast satellite systems for the first time.   Witness Panel 1 Mr. Jim Yager Ever since Congress crafted the original Satellite Home Viewer Act of (“SHVA”), it has worked to ensure both (1) that free, over-the-air network broadcast television programming will be widely available to American television households, and (2) that satellite retransmission of television broadcast stations will not jeopardize the strong public interest.


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Satellite Home Viewers Improvements Act by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary Download PDF EPUB FB2

Satellite Home Viewers Improvements Act - Amends Federal copyright law to cite circumstances under which the secondary transmission by a satellite carrier of a primary transmission of a television broadcast station into the station's local market shall be subject to statutory licensing.

Requires the carrier: (1) within 90 days after commencing such secondary transmission, to submit to that station a list identifying all subscribers to which the satellite carrier.

Get this from a library. Satellite Home Viewers Improvements Act: report (to accompany S. [United States. Congress. Senate.

Committee on the Judiciary.]. Satellite Home Viewer Improvements Act: hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Sixth Congress, first session on S.

Janu [United States. Both the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of (“SHVIA” or “ Satellite Home Viewers Improvements Act book 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.

S. Satellite Home Viewers Improvements Act. March 8, Cost Estimate. Cost estimate for the bill as ordered reported by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Febru View Document KB. Summary. Legislative History The Satellite Home Viewer Act (SHVA) was enacted in 1 to expand access to high quality and affordable television programming for rural and other households that were unserved by over-the-air or cable television and to provide a clear cut statutory framework for the delivery of broadcast programming to home satellite dish owners.

In lateCongress passed the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act (SHVIA) that removed the asymmetric legal environment. For the first time, satellite-based companies were permitted to provide local broadcast stations in local television markets.

3 This new service is commonly referred to as local-into-local, as the signals of local broadcast stations are retransmitted via satellite. With the passage of the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act, the Congress removed this asymmetry and created a more level competitive environment.

In this paper, reduced-form equations are employed to test the impact of DBS companies’ provision of local broadcast stations.

Satellite Home Viewer Act More thansatellite subscribers, many in the most rural areas of the country, receive at least one distant network signal from DIRECTV or DISH. In many cases, only the Satellite Act permits them to receive network television at all. In all cases, failure to renew the Satellite Act.

In Fall ofCongress passed the Satellite Home Viewers Improvement Act ofcommonly referred to as SHVIA. You can view the complete text (pdf) of the act here.

The act solved many problems facing the Satellite Dish Industry. Before SHVIA, there were constant court battles over the transmissions of distant networks into markets. The Satellite Home Viewer Act of comprises a set of regulations which govern the transmissions of television stations in the United States, specifically imposing the restriction of satellite carrier transmissions of a network station's transmissions only to subscribers who cannot receive these broadcasts via antenna and have not subscribed to a cable system providing these broadcasts, and which also concern regularizing satellite carriers.

Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act Fact Sheet Author: Last modified by: Created Date: 3/9/ PM Company: Federal Communications Commission Other titles: Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act Fact Sheet. In the Satellite Home Viewer Act ofCongress established a compulsory licensing system so that satellite carriers could retransmit out-of-market programming by major broadcast networks to.

Commission Implements Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act Provisions Concerning Broadcast Signal Carriage Issues and Retransmission Consent Issues for Satellite Carriers.

R&O: Word | Text. 11/29/00 Technical Standards for Determining Eligibility For Satellite-Delivered Network Signals Pursuant to the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act.

History books, newspapers, and other sources use the popular name to refer to these laws. Why can't these popular names easily be found in the US Code. How the US Code is built. Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of Pub.div.

B,Sec (a)(9) [title I], Nov. 29, The Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of SHVIA was enacted to promote competition among multichannel video programming distributors. These include satellite companies and cable television operators. A: Under the Satellite Home Viewer Act, only those consumers who cannot receive local broadcast signals over the air and have not subscribed to cable service within the past 90 days, are eligible to receive network programming from a satellite television company.

the Satellite Home Viewer Act ofPub. (), which created the satellite carrier statutory license found in 17 U.S.C. § The section license is similar to the cable statutory license in that it provides a means for satellite carriers to clear the rights to over-the-air.

Telecommunications Lawyers & Attorneys of Fletcher Heald & Hildreth Law Firm, offering services related to communications regulation, broadcasting law, broadcasting licensing, Int.

Satellite Home Viewers Improvements Act As reported by the Senate Committee on the Judiciary on Febru SUMMARY Pursuant to the Satellite Home Viewer Act ofsatellite carriers (companies that use satellite transmissions to provide television signals directly to consumers) pay a.

"The Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act expires at the end of this year. Thus, we must act quickly to ensure our constituents continue to receive the services they enjoy." - Eliot Engel A home without books is a body without soul.

Marcus Tullius Cicero. Soul Home Body Without Books.The Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of (SHVIA) revised the Satellite Home Viewer Act ofto permit satellite companies to provide local broadcast television signals to all subscribers who reside in the local TV station’s market.

The SHVIA also permits satellite companies to provide "distant" network broadcast stations to eligible satellite subscribers.Citation Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of (SHVIA), Tit. I of the Intellectual Property and Communications Omnibus Reform Act ofPub.

L. No.Stat.app. I, A (Nov. 29, ). Overview The Act modifying the Satellite Home Viewer Act of SHVIA permits satellite companies to provide local broadcast TV signals to all subscribers who reside in the.