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Senate Commerce Schedules April 1 STELA Hearing

Joins Senate Judiciary and House Commerce in weighing in on satellite bill
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The Senate Commerce Committee has scheduled a Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act reauthorization hearing for April 1.

That follows a planned hearing in the Senate Judiciary Committee March 26 on the bill, and the House Communications Subcommittee's approval of a draft bill March 25.

The committee has sought out input on whether or not that bill should include a number of proposed video market reforms, including of retrans and cable rates.

The STELA bill has to pass by the end of the year or it sunsets.

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