House Panel Clears Bill To Renew Satellite Act

Law360, New York (March 25, 2014, 8:32 PM EDT) -- The House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology on Tuesday approved a version of a bill to renew the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act, including a bipartisan amendment that softened Republican-backed provisions of a prior draft.

The latest version of the drafted legislation, which will now move on to the full committee, was adopted unanimously by the committee as an amendment that was co-sponsored by Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., and Rep. Anna Eshoo, D-Calif. In a concession to Democrats, the bill would ease a repeal of a...
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