To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide that the first sale doctrine applies to any computer program that enables a machine or other product to operate.
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Feb 11, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017
Died in a previous Congress
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district
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Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015
Length: 3 pages
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5586 (113th).
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Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 905.
H.R. 862 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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