S.760 - Four Corners Television Access Act of 2007

A bill to provide certain counties with the ability to receive television broadcast signals of their choice. view all titles (2)

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  • Short: Four Corners Television Access Act of 2007 as introduced.
  • Official: A bill to provide certain counties with the ability to receive television broadcast signals of their choice. as introduced.

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Official Summary

Four Corners Television Access Act of 2007 - Amends federal copyright law and the Communications Act of 1934 to allow certain counties and areas to receive broadcast transmissions of network television stations located in the capital of the state in which such counties and areas are located

Official Summary

Four Corners Television Access Act of 2007 - Amends federal copyright law and the Communications Act of 1934 to allow certain counties and areas to receive broadcast transmissions of network television stations located in the capital of the state in which such counties and areas are located. Allows, notwithstanding any other provision of law, a satellite carrier, cable system, or translator station that elects to provide secondary transmission only to subscribers in the state who otherwise would not receive the primary transmission because the subscribers are in a designated market area outside of that state if:
(1) the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) determines that it is in the best interest of the public welfare; and
(2) the satellite carrier, cable system, or translator station agrees to also provide the secondary transmission in the assigned designated market area.

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