S. 167 (109th): Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005

A bill to provide for the protection of intellectual property rights, and for other purposes.



Jan 25, 2005
109th Congress, 2005–2006


Enacted — Signed by the President on Apr 27, 2005

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on April 27, 2005.


Pub.L. 109-9


Orrin Hatch

Senator from Utah



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Last Updated: May 3, 2005
Length: 10 pages


Jan 25, 2005

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Feb 1, 2005
Passed Senate

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 12, 2005
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Reported by House Committee.

Apr 19, 2005
Passed House

The bill was passed by both chambers in identical form. It goes to the President next who may sign or veto the bill. The vote was by voice vote so no record of individual votes was made.

Apr 27, 2005
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

S. 167 (109th) was a 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.

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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