Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 104 Part 6.djvu/737

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PUBLIC LAW 101-650 —DEC. 1, 1990 104 STAT. 5127 SEC. 415. REPORT. The Commission shall submit to each House of Congress, the Chief Justice of the United States, and the President a report not later than one year after the date of its first meeting. The report shall contain a detailed statement of the findings and conclusions of the Commission, together with its recommendations for such legislative or administrative action as it considers appropriate. SEC. 416. TERMINATION. The Commission shall cease to exist on the date 30 days after the date it submits its report to the President and the Congress under section 415. SEC. 417. AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS. There is authorized to be appropriated the sum of $750,000 to carry out the provisions of this subtitle. SEC. 418. EFFECTIVE DATE. This subtitle shall take effect on the date of the enactment of this Act. TITLE V—TELEVISION PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT SEC. 501. TELEVISION PROGRAM IMPROVEMENT. (a) SHORT TITLE.—T h is section may be cited as the "Television Program Improvement Act of 1990". OJ) DEFINITIONS.—For purposes of this section— (1) the term "antitrust laws" has the meaning given it in subsection (a) of the first section of the Clayton Act (15 U.S.C. 12(a)), except that such term includes section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act (15 U.S.C. 45) to the extent that such section 5 applies to unfair methods of competition; (2) the term "person in the television industry" means a television network, any entity which produces programming (including theatrical motion pictures) for telecasting or telecasts programming, the National Cable Television Association, the Association of Independent Television Stations, Incorporated, the National Association of Broadcasters, the Motion Picture Association of America, the Community Antenna Television Association, and each of the networks' affiliate organizations, and shall include any individual acting on behalf of such person; and (3) the term "telecast" means— (A) to broadcast by a television broadcast station; or (B) to transmit by a cable television system or a satellite television distribution service. (c) EXEMPTION.—The antitrust laws shall not apply to any joint discussion, consideration, review, action, or agreement by or among persons in the television industry for the purpose of, and limited to, developing and disseminating voluntary guidelines designed to alleviate the negative impact of violence in telecast material. (d) LIMITATIONS.— (1) The exemption provided in subsection (c) shall not apply to any joint discussion, consideration, review, action, or agreement which results in a boycott of any person. Television Program Improvement Act of 1990. 47 USC 303c. 39-194O-91-24:QL3Part6