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PUBLIC LAW 102-385—OCT. 5, 1992 106 STAT. 1503 reports shall include a statement of the results, on a sport-by- sport basis, of the analysis of the trends required by subsection (a) and such legislative or regulatory recommendations as the Commission considers appropriate. (c) ANfALYSis OF PRECLUSIVE CONTRACTS REQUIRED. — (1) ANALYSIS REQUIRED.—In conducting the study required by subsection (a), the Commission shall analyze the extent to which preclusive contracts between college athletic conferences and video programming vendors have artificially and unfairly restricted the supply of the sporting events of local colleges for broadcast on local television stations. In conducting such analysis, the Commission shall consult with the Attorney General to determine whether and to what extent such preclusive contracts are prohibited by existing statutes. The reports required by subsection (b) shall include separate statements of the results of the analysis required by this subsection, together with such recommendations for legislation as the Commission considers necessary and appropriate. (2) DEFINITION. —For purposes of the subsection, the term "preclusive contract" includes any contract that prohibits— (A) the live broadcast by a local television station of a sporting event of a local college team that is not carried, on a live basis, by any cable system within the local community served by such local television station; or (B) the delayed broadcast by a local television station of a sporting event of a local college team that is not carried, on a live or delayed basis, by any cable system within the local community served by such local television station. SEC. 27. APPLICABILITY OF ANTITRUST LAWS. 47 USC 521 note. Nothing in this Act or the amendments made by this Act shall be construed to alter or restrict in any manner the applicability of any Federal or State antitrust law. SEC. 28. EFFECTIVE DATE. 47 USC 325 note. Except where otherwise expressly provided, the provisions of this Act and the amendments made thereby shall take effect 60 days after the date of enactment of this Act. THOMAS S. FOLEY Speaker of the House of Representatives. ROBERT C. BYRD President of the Senate pro tempore. IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, October 5 (legislative day, September 30), 1992. The Senate having proceeded to reconsider the bill (S. 12) entitled "An Act to amend the Communications Act of 1934 to provide increased consumer protection and to promote increased competition in the cable television and related markets, and for other purposes", returned by the President of the United States with his objections, to the Senate, in which it originated, it was Resolved, That the said bill pass, two-thirds of the Senators present having voted in the affirmative. WALTER J. STEWART Secretary.