Oct 1, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on March 25, 1998 but was never passed by the Senate.
Representative for North Carolina's 6th congressional district
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Last Updated: Mar 26, 1998
Length: 21 pages
About the bill
To amend the provisions of title 17, United States Code, with respect to the duration of copyright, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
This is the first step in the legislative process.
Reported by Committee
A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.
Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 390 (105th).
The bill was passed in a vote in the House. It goes to the Senate next. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2589 — 105th Congress: Copyright Term Extension Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2589
“H.R. 2589 — 105th Congress: Copyright Term Extension Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 1997. August 30, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2589>
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