S. 3609 (112th): Internet Radio Fairness Act of 2012


Sep 21, 2012
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Ron Wyden

Senior Senator from Oregon



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Last Updated: Sep 21, 2012
Length: 34 pages

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Full Title

A bill to adopt fair standards and procedures by which determinations of Copyright Royalty Judges are made with respect to webcasting, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

9/21/2012--Introduced.Internet Radio Fairness Act of 2012 - Amends federal copyright law to direct the President, with advice and consent of the Senate, to appoint the three Copyright Royalty Judges (CRJs) ... Read more >

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Sep 21, 2012

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H.R. 6480 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Sep 21, 2012

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