H.R. 16562 (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.

Overview

Introduced:

Aug 22, 1974
93rd Congress, 1973–1974

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on August 22, 1974, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Robert “Bob” Mathias

Representative for California's 18th congressional district

Republican

See Instead:

H.R. 13364 (same title)
Passed House — Oct 7, 1974

History

Aug 22, 1974
 
Introduced

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H.R. 16562 (93rd) was 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.

This bill was introduced in the 93rd Congress, which met from Jan 3, 1973 to Dec 20, 1974. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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