S. 379 (111th): Performance Rights Act

Introduced:

Feb 4, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on October 15, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Patrick Leahy

Senator from Vermont

Democrat

Text:

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Last Updated: Oct 15, 2009
Length: 22 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to provide fair compensation to artists for use of their sound recordings.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Summary

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 ...

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History

Feb 4, 2009
 
Introduced

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Oct 15, 2009
 
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