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Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992

report together with additional and dissenting views (to accompany H.R. 4850) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Consumer protection -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Competition -- Government policy -- United States.,
  • Cable television -- Law and legislation -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 102d Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 102-628.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination189 p. ;
    Number of Pages189
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17675126M

    Get this from a library! Veto--S. message from the President of the United States returning without my approval S. 12, the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of [George Bush; United States. President ( Bush)]. Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act, — Created complex regulatory scheme intended to cut cable TV rates and prevent monopoly of cable systems in over 30 percent of the market. The problem of course is that cable monopolies do not compete within local markets.

    I have just modified one external link on Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of Please take a moment to review my edit. If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. I .   Before the. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION. Washington, D.C. ) In the Matter of)) Implementation of Section (a) of the Cable) MB Docket No. Communications Policy Act of as Amended) By the Cable Television Consumer Protection and) Competition Act of ))File Size: 2MB.

    and the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of ( Cable Act). Third, this Comment discusses the legal duties and obliga-tions created by each of the two models. Although this Paper dis-cusses access interests in the video marketplace, these models also apply to the broader NII arena. II. 1 Implementation of Section (a)(1) of the Cable Communications Policy Act of as amended by the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of , Report and Order and Further Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, 22 FCC Rcd () (“First Report and Order”).


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Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of 1992 by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce Download PDF EPUB FB2

TOPN: Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of Laws acquire popular names as they make their way through Congress.

Sometimes these names say something about the substance of the law (as with the ' Winter Olympic Commemorative Coin Act'). Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of Information about this document as published in the Federal Register. More information. Full Title: IMPLEMENTATION OF THE CABLE TELEVISION CONSUMER PROTECTION AND COMPETITION ACT OFDEVELOPMENT OF COMPETITION AND DIVERSITY IN VIDEO PROGRAMMING DISTRIBUTION: SECTION (C)(5) OF THE COMMUNICATIONS ACT, SUNSET OF EXCLUSIVE CONTRACT Document Type(s): Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Bureau(s): Media.

The Cable Act: Consumer protection and customer service by Barbara Krause, Drummond, Woodsum, Plimpton and MacMahon. Following the enactment of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act ofmuch attention has been focused on the provisions related to rate regulation.

In terms of. `(b) COMMISSION STANDARDS— The Commission shall, within days of enactment of the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act ofestablish standards by which cable operators may fulfill their customer service requirements.

0ct. 5, r To amend the Ad of to provide increased consumer protection and to promote increased competition in the cable television and related mareta, I File Size: 2MB.

H.R. (nd). To amend the Communications Act of to provide increased consumer protection and to promote increased competition in the cable television and related markets, and for other purposes. Ina database of bills in the U.S. Congress. Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of - Amends the Communications Act of to prohibit a Federal agency or a State from regulating the rates for the provision of cable service, except as provided under the Act.

Authorizes a cable television (TV) franchising authority to regulate such rates, but only as provided under the Act. Responding to these problems, Congress enacted the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of   The Cable Act mandated a number of changes in the manner in which cable television is regulated.

Under the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of ,2 and the Commission's rules implementing it, 47 C.F.R. P Subpart N, the Com-mission must review a cable operator's rates for its CPS tier upon the filing of a valid complaint.

The filing of a valid complaint triggers an obligation on behalf of the cableFile Size: 1MB. THE CABLE ACT OF INTRODUCTION The fight over the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of (hereinafter "The Cable Act") pitted consumer groups and the broadcast networks against the enormous American cable television industry, resulting in a multi-million dollar lobbying and advertising : Ron Packowitz.

See Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act ofPub. Stat. () ( Cable Act); see also S. REP.at 47 () (“Based on the evidence in the record taken as a whole, it is clear that there are benefits from competition between two cable.

The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of (also known as the Cable Act) is a United States federal law which required cable systems to carry most local broadcast channels and prohibited cable operators from charging local broadcasters to carry their signal.

The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of (P.L. ), also known as the Cable Act, prohibits cable operators and other multichannel video programming distributors (MVPDs), which now include satellite and fiber optic networks, from rebroadcasting or “retransmitting” commercial television, low power television and radio broadcast signals without.

Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of - Amends the Communications Act of to prohibit a Federal agency or a State from regulating the rates for the provision of cable service, except as provided under the Act. The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of (also known as the Cable Act) is a United States federal law which required cable television systems to carry most local broadcast television channels and prohibited cable operators from charging local broadcasters to carry their d by: the nd United States Congress.

Implementation of Section (a)(1) of the Cable Communications Policy Act of as Amended by the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of Third Report and Order – MB Docket No. Background: Title VI of the Communications Act ofas amended (the Act) governs the manner in which localFile Size: KB.

The Cable Television and Consumer Protection Act of was enacted to promote program diversity, promote market competition, and protect local broadcasts from being marginalized.

The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of attempted to address concerns over: The rise of monthly cable subscription rates. A local cable operator is obligated to carry a local broadcast station through.

On October 5,Congress overrode President George H.W. Bush's veto and enacted the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act. The Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of act recognized that cable had become the primary delivery system for broadcast programming and that most customers had little freedom of choice.

(Image via Pixabay, public domain).Get this from a library! Cable television law: a video communications practice guide.

Special supplement, Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of enacted October 5, [Charles D Ferris; Frank Lloyd; Howard J Symons].In response to rising cable rates following implementation of the act, Congress passed the Cable Television Consumer Protection and Competition Act of The act subjected cable rates to regulation under most circumstances.

Cable systems were subject to rate regulation unless they were subject to effective competition, which the.