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Apr 24, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009
This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the Senate on September 26, 2008 but was never passed by the House.
Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2008
Length: 20 pages
A bill to provide a limitation on judicial remedies in copyright infringement cases involving orphan works.
9/26/2008--Passed Senate amended.Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008 - Limits the remedies in a civil action brought for infringement of copyright in an orphan work, notwithstanding specified provisions and ... Read more >
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Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 2913 — 110th Congress: Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2913
“S. 2913 — 110th Congress: Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008.” www.GovTrack.us. 2008. November 28, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/110/s2913>
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