To amend section 708 of title 17, United States Code, to permit the Register of Copyrights to waive fees for filing an application for registration of a copyright claim in certain circumstances, and for other purposes.
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Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Alabama's 2nd congressional district. Republican.
Last Updated: Nov 8, 2019
Length: 3 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
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2 Cosponsors (2 Democrats)
Nov 8, 2019
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H.R. 4997 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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