Text: S.4080 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Calendar No. 670

109th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 4080

To amend title 17, United States Code, with respect to settlement agreements reached with respect to litigation involving certain secondary transmissions of superstations and network stations.


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
December 5, 2006

Mr. Stevens (for himself, Mr. Ensign, and Ms. Murkowski) introduced the following bill; which was read the first time

December 6, 2006

Read the second time and placed on the calendar


A BILL

To amend title 17, United States Code, with respect to settlement agreements reached with respect to litigation involving certain secondary transmissions of superstations and network stations.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Amendment of 17 u.s.c. 119.

Section 119(a)(7)(B) is amended by inserting after clause (ii) the following:

“The court may, at any time, approve a settlement agreement executed after December 1, 2006, by 1 or more plaintiffs and 1 or more defendants in connection with litigation that resulted in the entry of an injunction under clause (i) or (ii) of this subparagraph, and may modify such injunction accordingly.”.


Calendar No. 670

109th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. 4080

A BILL
To amend title 17, United States Code, with respect to settlement agreements reached with respect to litigation involving certain secondary transmissions of superstations and network stations.

December 6, 2006
Read the second time and placed on the calendar