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- Full Title
To provide a limitation on judicial remedies in copyright infringement cases involving orphan works.
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Apr 24, 2008
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This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 5889”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.
3 cosponsors (2R, 1D)
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Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008
Last Action: Sep 26, 2008
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Civic Impulse. (2016). H.R. 5889 — 110th Congress: Orphan Works Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5889
“H.R. 5889 — 110th Congress: Orphan Works Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. February 13, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/hr5889>
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