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S. 2823 (115th): Music Modernization Act

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A bill to modernize copyright law, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Orrin Hatch

Sponsor. Senator for Utah. Republican.

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Last Updated: Sep 12, 2018
Length: 324 pages
Introduced:

May 10, 2018
115th Congress, 2017–2019

Status:
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.

This bill was incorporated into:

H.R. 1551: Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act
Enacted — Signed by the President on Oct 11, 2018. (compare text)

What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform: SpendingTracker.org estimates S. 2823 will add $223 million in new spending through 2028.

History

May 10, 2018
 
Introduced

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Jun 21, 2018
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

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Jun 28, 2018
 
Ordered Reported

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Sep 17, 2018
 
Reported by Senate Committee on Judiciary

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S. 2823 (115th) 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 115th Congress, which met from Jan 3, 2017 to Jan 3, 2019. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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