To amend section 1201 of title 17, United States Code, to require the infringement of a copyright for a violation of such section, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for California's 19th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Mar 24, 2015
Length: 6 pages
114th Congress (2015–2017)
This bill was introduced on March 24, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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7 Cosponsors (6 Democrats, 1 Republican)
What legislators are saying
“Press Release: U.S. Representatives Lofgren, Massie, Eshoo & Polis Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Enable Cell Phone & Wireless Device Unlocking”
— Rep. Thomas Massie [R-KY4] (Co-sponsor) on Mar 25, 2015
May 8, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 1892 (113th).
Mar 24, 2015
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H.R. 1587 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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