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.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 27th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Feb 11, 2015
Length: 3 pages
114th Congress, 2015–2017
This bill was introduced on February 11, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
What legislators are saying
“Polis and Farenthold Reintroduce Bill to Modernize Copyright Laws”
— Rep. Jared Polis [D-CO2, 2009-2018] (Co-sponsor) on Feb 11, 2015
Sep 18, 2014
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 5586 (113th).
Feb 11, 2015
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Feb 7, 2017
Reintroduced Bill — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 905 (115th).
H.R. 862 (114th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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