About the bill
- Full Title
To amend title 17, United States Code, to allow abandoned copyrighted works to enter the public domain after 50 years.
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Jun 25, 2003
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May 17, 2005
Reintroduced Bill —
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.
13 cosponsors (10D, 3R)
- Committee Assignments
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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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H.R. 2408 (109th)
was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 17, 2005
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Civic Impulse. (2016). 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. February 6, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/108/hr2601>
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