H.R. 2740 (101st): Computer Software Rental Amendments Act of 1989


Jun 22, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on June 22, 1989, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Michael Synar

Representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district


About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 17, United States Code, to protect certain computer programs.

Summary (CRS)

6/22/1989--Introduced.Computer Software Rental Amendments Act of 1989 - Amends Federal copyright law to prohibit the person in possession of a computer software program from renting, leasing, or lending it for ... Read more >

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Jun 22, 1989

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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2740”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


31 cosponsors (21D, 10R) (show)
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H.R. 5498 (Related)
Copyright Amendments Act of 1990

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 27, 1990

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