H.R. 5522 (107th): Digital Choice and Freedom Act of 2002


Oct 2, 2002
107th Congress, 2001–2002

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 2, 2002, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Zoe Lofgren

Representative for California's 16th congressional district



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About the bill

Full Title

To amend title 17, United States Code, to safeguard the rights and expectations of consumers who lawfully obtain digital entertainment.

Summary (CRS)

Digital Choice and Freedom Act of 2002 - Amends Federal copyright law to:(1) include analog or digital transmissions of a copyrighted work within fair use protections;(2) provide that it is ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Oct 2, 2002

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5522”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1D) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

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