S. 2913 (110th): Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008

Introduced:

Apr 24, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

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.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Sep 27, 2008
Length: 20 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide a limitation on judicial remedies in copyright infringement cases involving orphan works.

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History

Apr 24, 2008
 
Introduced

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May 15, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

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Sep 26, 2008
 
Passed Senate

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

Sep 27, 2008
 
Text Published

Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate (Engrossed).

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Details

Cosponsors
2 cosponsors (2R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Votes

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Related Bills

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H.R. 5889 (Related)
Orphan Works Act of 2008

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Apr 24, 2008

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