S. 198 (101st): Computer Software Rental Amendments Act of 1989

Introduced:

Jan 25, 1989
101st Congress, 1989–1990

Status:

Passed House & Senate on Sep 27, 1990

This bill was passed by Congress on September 27, 1990 but was not enacted before the end of its Congressional session. (It is possible this bill is waiting for the signature of the President.)

Sponsor:

Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah

Republican

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, the Copyright Act to protect certain computer programs.

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Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 2727 (100th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 10, 1988

H.R. 5498 (Supersedes)
Copyright Amendments Act of 1990

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 27, 1990

What is a bill?

The “S.” in “S. 198” means this is a Senate bill in the United States Congress. A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

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History

Introduced
Jan 25, 1989
Reported by Committee
Mar 8, 1990
Passed Senate
May 1, 1990
Vote was by Voice Vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Sep 27, 1990
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed House
Sep 27, 1990
Vote was without objection so no record of individual votes was made.

Details

Cosponsors
8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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