H.R. 848 (111th): Performance Rights Act

Introduced:

Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 13, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

John Conyers Jr.

Representative for Michigan's 14th congressional district

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Dec 14, 2010
Length: 20 pages

See Instead:

S. 379 (same title)
Reported by Committee — Oct 15, 2009

About the bill

Full Title

To provide parity in radio performance rights under title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes.

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.

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History

Feb 4, 2009
 
Introduced

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May 13, 2009
 
Reported by Committee

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Cosponsors
52 cosponsors (47D, 5R) (show)
Committee Assignments

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Related Bills

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S. 379 (Related)
Performance Rights Act

Reported by Committee
Last Action: Oct 15, 2009

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