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H.R. 1892 (113th): Unlocking Technology Act of 2013

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The Unlocking Technology Act of 2013 is a United States proposed bi-partisan bill that aims to allow circumvention of digital rights management as long as there is no intention of copyright infringement. The bill would legalize actions such as cell phone unlocking and creating versions of copyrighted works specifically designed to be accessible to blind (visually impaired) users. Section 2 of the bill would also require the Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information of the Department of Commerce to issue a report on the impact of 17 U.S.C ...

Sponsor and status

Zoe Lofgren

Sponsor. Representative for California's 19th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: May 8, 2013
Length: 5 pages
Introduced:

May 8, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 8, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

May 8, 2013
 
Introduced

Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.

H.R. 1892 (113th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2013 to Jan 2, 2015. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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