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H.R. 4092 (114th): To reauthorize the sound recording and film preservation programs of the Library of Congress, and for other purposes.


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The summary below was written by the Congressional Research Service, which is a nonpartisan division of the Library of Congress, and was published on Jul 25, 2016.


(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

(Sec. 1) This bill amends the National Recording Preservation Act of 2000 to reauthorize through FY2026 the national sound recording preservation program of the Library of Congress and the National Recording Preservation Foundation.

The number of members of the Board of Directors of the National Recording Preservation Foundation is increased from 9 to 12, at least 8 of whom (currently, at least 6) must be knowledgeable or experienced in sound recording production, distribution, preservation, or restoration.

(Sec. 2) The bill amends the National Film Preservation Act of 1996 to reauthorize through FY2026 the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress and the National Film Preservation Foundation.