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S. 990 (114th): Breaking Down Barriers to Innovation Act of 2015

A bill to improve the process by which the Librarian of Congress considers requests for exemptions to section 1201(a)(1)(A) of title 17, United States Code, and to ease restrictions on the use of certain statutory exemptions to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Ron Wyden

Sponsor. Senator for Oregon. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 16, 2015
Length: 11 pages
Introduced:

Apr 16, 2015
114th Congress, 2015–2017

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 16, 2015, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

History

Apr 16, 2015
 
Introduced

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S. 990 (114th) 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 114th Congress, which met from Jan 6, 2015 to Jan 3, 2017. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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