S. 3649 (110th): Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008


Sep 29, 2008
110th Congress, 2007–2009

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 29, 2008, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Wyden

Senator from Oregon



Read Text »
Last Updated: Sep 29, 2008
Length: 3 pages

See Instead:

H.R. 7084 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 16, 2008

About the bill

Full Title

A bill 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)

9/29/2008--Introduced.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 performers) ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Sep 29, 2008

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 3649”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


1 cosponsors (1R) (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.

S. 1145 (111th) was a re-introduction of this bill in a later Congress.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 21, 2009

H.R. 7084 (Related)
Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008

Enacted — Signed by the President
Oct 16, 2008

Search for similar bills.

Links & tools

Primary Source

THOMAS.gov (The Library of Congress)

GovTrack gets most information from THOMAS, which is updated generally one day after events occur. Activity since the last update may not be reflected here. Data comes via the congress project.


Click a format for a citation suggestion: