S.4067 - Satellite Consumer Protection Act of 2006109th Congress (2005-2006)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 11/16/2006)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||11/16/2006 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.4067 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/16/2006)
Satellite Consumer Protection Act of 2006 - Grants a satellite carrier under an injunction for certain secondary transmission violations a statutory license to provide distant network stations in specified local markets under prescribed conditions. Requires a satellite carrier as a condition of license use to deposit escrow funds with the Copyright Office. Imposes monetary penalties for license violations.
Terminates such license authority after February 17, 2009.