H.R. 7084 (110th): Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008


Sep 25, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009


Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 16, 2008

This bill was enacted after being signed by the President on October 16, 2008.


Pub.L. 110-435


Jay Inslee

Representative for Washington's 1st congressional district



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Last Updated: Oct 2, 2008
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About the bill

Full Title

To amend section 114 of title 17, United States Code, to provide for agreements for the reproduction and performance of sound recordings by webcasters.

Summary (CRS)

9/30/2008--Public Law.Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008 - Allows a receiving agent (designated by the Librarian of Congress to collect royalties that ultimately are disbursed to sound recording copyright owners and ... Read more >


Sep 25, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

Sep 27, 2008
Passed House

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

Sep 30, 2008
Passed Senate

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 Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

Oct 16, 2008
Enacted — Signed by the President

The President signed the bill and it became law.

This is a House of Representatives bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “H.R.” in “H.R. 7084”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


4 cosponsors (2R, 2D) (show)
Committee Assignments

The committee chair determines whether a bill will move past the committee stage.


There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

H.R. 2344 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Enacted — Signed by the President
Jun 30, 2009

S. 3649 (Related)
Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 29, 2008

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