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Dec 18, 2007
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced on December 18, 2007, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for California's 28th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 18, 2007
Length: 5 pages
To provide parity in radio performance rights under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes.
Performance Rights Act - Amends federal copyright law to:(1) grant performers of sound recordings equal rights to compensation from terrestrial broadcasters;(2) establish a flat annual fee in lieu of payment ... Read more >
The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 4789”). 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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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 4789 — 110th Congress: Performance Rights Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr4789
“H.R. 4789 — 110th Congress: Performance Rights Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2007. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr4789>
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