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

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

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Overview

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

History

Apr 24, 2008
 
Introduced

This is the first step in the legislative process.

May 15, 2008
 
Reported by Committee

A committee has issued a report to the full chamber recommending that the bill be considered further. Only about 1 in 4 bills are reported out of committee.

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).

S. 2913 (110th) was a 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.

This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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