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Oct 1, 1997
105th Congress, 1997–1998
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
To amend the provisions of title 17, United States Code, with respect to the duration of copyright, and for other purposes.
3/25/1998--Passed House amended.TABLE OF CONTENTS: TitleI - Copyright Term Extension Title II: Music Licensing Title I: Copyright Term ExtensionSonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act - Amends Federal copyright provisions regarding ... Read more >
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Rules Change — Agreed To
This activity took place on a related bill, H.Res. 390 (105th).
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Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 27, 1998
Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Mar 25, 1998
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Civic Impulse. (2015). 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. October 5, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/105/hr2589>
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