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
Earlier Version —
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 2601 (108th).
May 17, 2005
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 2408”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
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H.R. 2601 (108th)
was a previous version of this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: Jun 25, 2003
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 2408 — 109th Congress: Public Domain Enhancement Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr2408
“H.R. 2408 — 109th Congress: Public Domain Enhancement Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2005. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/109/hr2408>
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