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.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Vermont. Democrat.
Last Updated: Sep 27, 2008
Length: 20 pages
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.
Although this bill was not enacted, its provisions could have become law by being included in another bill. It is common for legislative text to be introduced concurrently in multiple bills (called companion bills), re-introduced in subsequent sessions of Congress in new bills, or added to larger bills (sometimes called omnibus bills).
2 Cosponsors (2 Republicans)
Apr 24, 2008
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May 15, 2008
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Sep 26, 2008
Passed Senate (House next)
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
Updated bill text was published as of Passed the Senate.
S. 2913 (110th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 2913. This is the one from the 110th Congress.
This bill was introduced in the 110th Congress, which met from Jan 4, 2007 to Jan 3, 2009. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.
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