H.R. 5889 (110th): Orphan Works Act of 2008

Introduced:

Apr 24, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 24, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Howard Berman
Representative for California's 28th congressional district
Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Apr 24, 2008
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

To provide a limitation on judicial remedies in copyright infringement cases involving orphan works.

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Related Bills

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S. 2913 (Related)
Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008

Passed Senate
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008

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The “H.R.” in “H.R. 5889” means this is a House of Representatives 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.

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History

Introduced
Apr 24, 2008

Details

Cosponsors
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D) (show)
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Votes

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