H.R. 14636 (93rd): A bill to amend title 17 of the United States Code to permit the copyrighting of recorded performances of musical compositions.


May 7, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on May 7, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Clem McSpadden
Representative for Oklahoma's 2nd congressional district

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Summary (CRS)
5/7/1974--Introduced.Permits the copyrighting of recorded performances of musical compositions. (Amends 17 U.S.C. 4)

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May 7, 1974


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