TITLE

House Panel OKs SHVIA Renewal

AUTHOR(S)
Hearn, Ted
PUB. DATE
July 2004
SOURCE
Multichannel News;7/12/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 28, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the approval of a bill extending the Satellite Home Viewer Improvement Act of 1999 (SHVIA) by the U.S. House Judiciary Committee. Amendment proposed by Representatives Rick Boucher (D-Va.) and Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) in connection to the bill; Provision of the SHVIA bill; Implication of the bill on the cable satellite operation of Echostar Communications Corp. and DirecTV Group Inc.
ACCESSION #
13749181

 

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