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H.R. 2426: Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019

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To amend title 17, United States Code, to establish an alternative dispute resolution program for copyright small claims, and for other purposes.

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Sponsor and status

Hakeem Jeffries

Sponsor. Representative for New York's 8th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Oct 23, 2019
Length: 64 pages
Introduced
May 1, 2019
Status

Passed House (Senate next) on Oct 22, 2019

This bill passed in the House on October 22, 2019 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.

Prognosis
20% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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Position statements

What legislators are saying

Chairman Nadler Floor Statement Supporting H.R. 2426, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement Act of 2019
    — Rep. Jerrold Nadler [D-NY10] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 22, 2019

Rep. Hank Johnson forms Complete Count Committee to tackle 2020 Census
    — Rep. Henry “Hank” Johnson [D-GA4] (Co-sponsor) on Oct 23, 2019

My Votes – Week of October 21
    — Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers [R-WA5] on Oct 25, 2019

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What stakeholders are saying

Institute for Spending Reform SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 2426 will add $10 million in new spending through 2024.

History

May 1, 2019
 
Introduced

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Sep 10, 2019
 
Ordered Reported

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Oct 22, 2019
 
Passed House (Senate next)

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Oct 22, 2019
 
Reported by House Committee on the Judiciary

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Signed by the President

H.R. 2426 is a bill in the United States Congress.

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