About the bill
- Full Title
A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, the Copyright Act to protect certain computer programs.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Aug 10, 1988
Last Action: Sep 27, 1990
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8 cosponsors (7D, 1R) (show)(joined Mar 2, 1989)(joined Apr 13, 1989)(joined May 1, 1989)(joined May 2, 1989)(joined May 2, 1989)(joined May 16, 1989)(joined Oct 18, 1989)(joined Mar 8, 1990)
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 198 — 101st Congress: Computer Software Rental Amendments Act of 1989. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/s198
“S. 198 — 101st Congress: Computer Software Rental Amendments Act of 1989.” www.GovTrack.us. 1989. May 24, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/101/s198>
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