H.R.1203 - Fairness for the U.S. Territories Under STELA Act

To amend title 17, United States Code, to include the United States territories in the application of certain statutory copyright licenses related to low power television stations. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title 17, United States Code, to include the United States territories in the application of certain statutory copyright licenses related to low power television stations. as introduced.
  • Short: Fairness for the U.S. Territories Under STELA Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Fairness for the U.S. Territories Under STELA Act - Amends the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA) to include the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands as separate designated market areas

Official Summary

Fairness for the U.S. Territories Under STELA Act - Amends the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act of 2010 (STELA) to include the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands as separate designated market areas for the purposes of specified statutory copyright licensing provisions related to low power television stations. Subjects to such licensing requirements certain secondary transmissions of a performance or display of a work embodied in a primary transmission of a television broadcast station if the secondary transmission is of the primary transmission of a television broadcast station that:
(1) qualifies as a specialty station pursuant to Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules and regulations in effect on June 24, 1981; and
(2) is licensed as a low power television station located in such territories, to a subscriber residing within the same territory as the station originating the transmission.

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