About the bill
H.R. 5447 is designed to significantly update several key provisions of U.S. copyright law regarding music licensing.
Key Provisions of the Music Modernization Act include: Title I – Music Modernization Act
- Reflects how modern digital music services operate by creating a blanket licensing system to quickly license and pay for musical work copyrights
- Discourages music litigation that generates legal settlements in favor of simply ensuring that artists and copyright owners are paid in the first place without such litigation
- Ends the flawed U.S. Copyright Office bulk notice ...
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Virginia's 6th congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Apr 25, 2018
Length: 156 pages
Apr 10, 2018
Passed House (Senate next) on Apr 25, 2018
This bill passed in the House on April 25, 2018 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
- See Instead:
S. 2823 (same title)
Ordered Reported — Jun 28, 2018
H.R. 5447 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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