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
108th Congress, 2003–2004
Died in a previous Congress
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
Jun 25, 2003
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May 17, 2005
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2408 (109th).
H.R. 2601 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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