H.R. 13364 (93rd): A bill to amend title 17 of the United States Code to remove the expiration date provided in Public Law 92-140 which authorized the creation of a limited copyright in sound recordings for the purpose of protecting against unauthorized duplication and piracy of sound recordings; to increase the criminal penalties for piracy and counterfeiting of sound recordings; and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Mar 11, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced in a previous session of Congress and was passed by the House on October 7, 1974 but was never passed by the Senate.

Sponsor:

Robert Kastenmeier
Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/11/1974--Introduced.Provides for the elimination of the copyright expiration date of January 1, 1975, for a limited copyright in sound recordings for the purpose of protecting against unauthorized duplication and piracy ...

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History

Introduced
Mar 11, 1974
Passed House
Oct 7, 1974

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