To provide a limitation on judicial remedies in copyright infringement cases involving orphan works.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 28th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Apr 24, 2008
Length: 20 pages
110th Congress (2007–2009)
This bill was introduced on April 24, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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3 Cosponsors (2 Republicans, 1 Democrat)
Apr 24, 2008
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H.R. 5889 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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