Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on October 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Vermont
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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2009
Length: 22 pages
About the bill
A bill to provide fair compensation to artists for use of their sound recordings.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
On February 4, 2009, Congressman John Conyers, Jr. introduced H.R. 848, the Performance Rights Act in the U.S. House of Representatives, 111th Congress. The Bill was referred to the House Judiciary Committee and on December 14, 2010, it was placed on the Union Calendar, Calendar No. 405. Under this Bill's version, performance rights was broadly designed to ...
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, S. 2500 (110th).
This is the first step in the legislative process.
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.
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Civic Impulse. (2016). S. 379 — 111th Congress: Performance Rights Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s379
“S. 379 — 111th Congress: Performance Rights Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. August 24, 2016 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s379>
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