H.R. 2408 (109th): Public Domain Enhancement Act

Introduced:

May 17, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 17, 2005, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Zoe Lofgren
Representative for California's 16th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

Read Text »
Last Updated: May 17, 2005
Length: 8 pages

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.

Read CRS Summary >

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2601 (108th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2003

What is a bill?

The “H.R.” in “H.R. 2408” means this is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress. 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 bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

History

Introduced
May 17, 2005

Details

Cosponsors
1 cosponsors (1R) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.

Votes

There have been no votes related to this bill.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.

Citation

Click a format for a citation suggestion: