Compilation of Selected Acts Within the Jurisdiction of the Committee on Energy and Commerce: Communications Law : Including Communications Act of 1934, National Telecommunications and Information Administration Organization Act ...

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Contents

SUBPART CTELECOMMUNICATIONS DEMONSTRATIONS
113
Proceedings to Enjoin Set Aside Annul or Suspend Orders of
137
Use of Joint BoardsCooperation with State Commissions
143
Sec Page Title VPenal Provisions Forfeitures 501 General Penalty
147
Provisions Relating to Forfeitures
150
Venue of Offenses
151
Prohibited Practices in Case of Contests of Intellectual Knowledge Intellectual Skill or Chance
152
Forfeiture of Communications Devices
153
Title VICable Communications Part I General Provisions 601 Purposes
154
Use of Cable Channels and Cable Ownership Restrictions 611 Cable Channels for Public Educational or Governmental Use
156
Cable Channels for Commercial Use
157
Ownership Restrictions
161
Carriage of Local Commercial Television Signals
164
Carriage of Noncommercial Educational Television
170
Regulation of Carriage Agreements
174
Sales of Cable Systems
175
Franchising and Regulation 621 General Franchise Requirements
176
Franchise Fees
177
Regulation of Rates
179
Regulation of Services Facilities and Equipment
186
624A Consumer Electronics Equipment Compatibility
188
Modification of Franchise Obligations
190
Renewal
191
Conditions of Sale
194
Protection of Subscriber Privacy
198
Consumer Protection and Customer Service
200
Equal Employment Opportunity
202
Judicial Proceedings
205
635A Limitation of Franchising Authority Liability
206
Existing Franchises
207
Repeals and Amendments
208
Effect of Transfers Repeals and Amendments
209
Unauthorized Publication of Communications
210
War EmergencyPowers of President
214
Effective Date of Act
216
ClosedCaptioning of Public Service Announcements
219
Index to the Communications Act of 1934 221
221
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228
146
236
Short Title
241
226
242
Public Laws in Chronological Order
245
Public Laws by Sections Affected
247
NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION ADMINISTRATION ORGANIZATION
255
Title 1National Telecommunications and Information Administra tion Part AOrganization and Functions 101 Short Title
257
Establishment Assigned Functions
258
IV
259
Spectrum Management Activities
262
General Administrative Provisions
263
Part B Special and Temporary Provisions 131 Authorization of Appropriations for Administration
264
Report on the Role of Telecommunications in Hate Crimes
265
COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITE ACT OF 1962
267
Title IShort Title Declaration of Policy and Definitions 101 Short Title
269
Definitions
270
Title 11Federal Coordination Planning and Regulation 201 Implementation of Policy
271
Title IICreation of a Communications Satellite Corporation 301 Creation of Corporation
273
Directors and Officers
274
Financing of the Corporation
275
Purposes and Powers of the Corporation
276
Title VMiscellaneous 401 Applicability of Communications Act of 1934
277
Reports to the Congress
278
Administration and Applicability of Title
292
Definitions
293
Relation to State Law
294
Title IVMiscellaneous Provisions 401 Proposal for Demonstrating the Potential of Innovative Communica tions Equipment and Services
296
ADDITIONAL COMMUNICATIONS STATUTES
299
Public Telecommunications Act of 1992
301
General Powers of Commission
303
Broadcasting of Indecent Programming
304
Corporation for Public Broadcasting Report on Distance Learning
305
Consumer Information
306
Findings Policy Definitions
309
Short Title
317
National Endowment for Childrens Educational Television
323
Hawaii Monitoring Station
329
Submarine Cable Statute Act of May 27 1921
339
UNITED STATES CODE
347
559
383
Preemption
401
Secondary Transmissions
405
Secondary transmissions of superstations and network stations for private home viewing
413
Infringement of copyright
422
Establishment and Purpose
423
Title 18Crimes and Criminal Procedure 1304 Broadcasting Lottery Information
426
Fraud by Wire Radio or Television
427
Broadcasting Obscene Language
428
Definitions
429
tions Prohibited
431
or Electronic Communication Intercepting Devices Prohibited
436
Manufacture Distribution Possession and Advertising of Wire Oral 2513 Confiscation of Wire Oral or …lectronic Communication Intercepting Devices
437
Authorization for Disclosure and Use of Intercepted Wire Oral or Electronic Communications
440
Procedure for Interception of Wire Oral or Electronic Communica tions
441
Reports Concerning Intercepted Wire Oral or Electronic Commu nications
446
Recovery of Civil Damages Authorized 448
448
Injunction Against Illegal Interception
449
Title 22Foreign Relations and Intercourse 241 Short Title
450
Television Marti Service of the United States Information Agency
452
Amendments to the Radio Broadcastings to Cuba Act
453
Definitions
454
Title 26Internal Revenue Code 1071 Gain for Sale or Exchange to Effectuate Policies of F C C
455
Title 28Judiciary and Judicial Procedure 2341 Definitions
456
Venue
457
Prehearing Conference
458
Jurisdiction of the Proceeding
459
Enforcement of Orders by District Courts
460
Telecommunications Accessibility Enhancement Act of 1988
461
762b Additional Requirements
462
National Environmental Policy Act of 1969
463
Policy
466
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1980
467
Definitions
468
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
470
Assignment of Tasks and Deadlines
474
Federal Agency Responsibilities
475
Public Information Collection ActivitiesSubmission to Director Ap proval and Delegation
476
Determination of Necessity for Information Hearing
478
Designation of Central Collection Agency
479
Public Protection
480
Adminstrative Powers
482
Access to Information
483
Foreign Relations Authorization Act Fiscal Years 1986 and 1987
484
AntiDrug Abuse Act of 1986 486
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