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Last Action: This bill passed in the House on June 9, 2015 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Jun 25, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004
This bill was introduced on June 25, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 16th congressional district
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Last Updated: Jun 25, 2003
Length: 8 pages
To amend title 17, United States Code, to allow abandoned copyrighted works to enter the public domain after 50 years.
6/25/2003--Introduced.Public Domain Enhancement Act - Amends Federal copyright law to require the Register of Copyrights to charge a fee of $1 for maintaining in force the copyright in any published ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2408 (109th).
This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2601”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.
There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 2601 — 108th Congress: Public Domain Enhancement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2601
“H.R. 2601 — 108th Congress: Public Domain Enhancement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2003. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2601>
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