To amend the Communications Act of 1934 to deny the right to grant retransmission consent to a television broadcast station if an AM or FM radio broadcast station licensed to the same licensee transmits a sound recording without providing compensation for programming.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Tennessee's 7th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: May 7, 2014
Length: 2 pages
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 7, 2014, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Blackburn, Eshoo Introduce Legislation to Protect Musicians Creative Content”
— Sen. Marsha Blackburn [R-TN] (Sponsor) on May 7, 2014
“Eshoo, Blackburn Introduce Legislation to Protect Musicians' Creative Content”
— Rep. Anna Eshoo [D-CA18] (Co-sponsor) on May 8, 2014
May 7, 2014
Bills and resolutions are referred to committees which debate the bill before possibly sending it on to the whole chamber.
Apr 23, 2015
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1999 (114th).
H.R. 4588 (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.
How to cite this information.
We recommend the following MLA-formatted citation when using the information you see here in academic work:
GovTrack.us. (2019). H.R. 4588 — 113th Congress: Protecting the Rights of Musicians Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4588
“H.R. 4588 — 113th Congress: Protecting the Rights of Musicians Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2014. August 26, 2019 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr4588>
Protecting the Rights of Musicians Act, H.R. 4588, 113th Cong. (2014).
|title=H.R. 4588 (113th)
|accessdate=August 26, 2019
|author=113th Congress (2014)
|date=May 7, 2014
|quote=Protecting the Rights of Musicians Act
Where is this information from?
GovTrack automatically collects legislative information from a variety of governmental and non-governmental sources. This page is sourced primarily from Congress.gov, the official portal of the United States Congress. Congress.gov is generally updated one day after events occur, and so legislative activity shown here may be one day behind. Data via the congress project.