Bill Text — Dec 15, 2010
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Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on May 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district
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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2010
Length: 20 pages
Reported by Committee — Oct 15, 2009
To provide parity in radio performance rights under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes.
Section2 - Amends federal copyright law to: (1) grant performers of sound recordings equal rights to compensation from terrestrial broadcasters (AM and FM radio); and (2) modify the circumstances under ... Read more >
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 848 — 111th Congress: Performance Rights Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr848
“H.R. 848 — 111th Congress: Performance Rights Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. October 9, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/hr848>
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