H.R. 2281 (105th): Digital Millennium Copyright Act

Introduced:

Jul 29, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998

Status:
Enacted — Signed by the President
on Oct 28, 1998

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 28, 1998.

Law:

Pub.L. 105-304

Sponsor:

Howard Coble
Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district
Republican

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 12, 1998
Length: 59 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 17, United States Code, to implement the World Intellectual Property Organization Copyright Treaty and Performances and Phonograms Treaty.

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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. 2037 (Included-In)
Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998

Passed Senate
Last Action: May 14, 1998

H.R. 2696 (Related)
Vessel Hull Design Protection Act

Passed House
Last Action: Mar 18, 1998

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2281” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

History

Introduced
Jul 29, 1997
Reported by Committee
Apr 1, 1998
Passed House
Aug 4, 1998
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Passed Senate with Changes
Sep 17, 1998
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by Senate
Oct 8, 1998
Vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.
Conference Report Agreed to by House
Oct 12, 1998
Vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 28, 1998

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