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S. 169: Artistic Recognition for Talented Students Act

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A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to require the Register of Copyrights to waive fees for filing an application for registration of a copyright claim in certain circumstances, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Thom Tillis

Sponsor. Junior Senator for North Carolina. Republican.

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Last Updated: Jul 13, 2021
Length: 4 pages
Introduced
Feb 2, 2021
117th Congress (2021–2023)
Status

Passed Senate (House next) on Jul 13, 2021

This bill passed in the Senate on July 13, 2021 and goes to the House next for consideration.

Other activity may have occurred on another bill with identical or similar provisions.

Cosponsors

3 Cosponsors (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)

Prognosis
2% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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What stakeholders are saying

R Street Institute SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 169 will be negligible.

History

Feb 2, 2021
 
Introduced

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Mar 18, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Mar 25, 2021
 
Considered by Senate Committee on the Judiciary

A committee held a hearing or business meeting about the bill.

Apr 29, 2021
 
Ordered Reported

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Jul 13, 2021
 
Passed Senate (House next)

The bill was passed in a vote in the Senate. It goes to the House next. The vote was by Unanimous Consent so no record of individual votes was made.

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Passed House

 
Signed by the President

S. 169 is 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 169. This is the one from the 117th Congress.

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