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Calendar No. 445

113th CONGRESS
2d Session
S. 2454


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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 10, 2014

Mr. Leahy (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 Mr. Leahy, 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.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

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

SEC. 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”.

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amendment.—Section 107(a) of the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (17 U.S.C. 119 note) is repealed.

SECTION 1. Short title.

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

SEC. 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”.

SEC. 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.

SEC. 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”.


Calendar No. 445

113th CONGRESS
     2d Session
S. 2454

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

June 26, 2014
Reported with an amendment