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H.R. 5466 (96th): A bill to amend title 17 of the United States Code to exempt nonprofit veterans’ organizations and nonprofit fraternal organizations from the requirement that certain performance royalties be paid to copyright holders.

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Sep 28, 1979
96th Congress (1979–1980)
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on September 28, 1979, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.


William Harsha

Representative for Ohio's 6th congressional district



59 Cosponsors (33 Democrats, 26 Republicans)



Sep 28, 1979

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H.R. 5466 (96th) 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.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 5466. This is the one from the 96th Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 96th Congress, which met from Jan 15, 1979 to Dec 16, 1980. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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