To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide for limitation of remedies in cases in which the copyright owner cannot be located, and for other purposes.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 21st congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 22, 2006
Length: 11 pages
May 22, 2006
109th Congress, 2005–2006
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on May 22, 2006, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
May 22, 2006
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H.R. 5439 (109th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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This bill was introduced in the 109th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2005 to Dec 9, 2006. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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