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Legislative IP Acts (LIPA) / History Archive: Copyrights

Legislative history of copyright law - full documentation of the legislative process as it becomes law (all links are PDFs.)

Copyright Legislative Histories

Copyrights Legislative Histories

PL 84-230

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF AUGUST 4, 1955

08/04/1955

Joint resolution authorizing the printing and binding of a revised edition of Cannon's Procedure in the House of Representatives and providing that the same shall be subject to copyright by the author.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 84-230, 69 Stat. 493 (August 4, 1955)

        101 Cong. Rec. 9797 (daily ed. July 25, 1955)

        H.J.R. 385, 84th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 25, 1955)

        101 Cong. Rec. 9631 (daily ed. July 21, 1955)

        H.J.R. 385, 84th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 13, 1955, July 21, 1955)

        H.Rep.No. 1309, 84th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 21, 1955)

        H.J.R. 385, 84th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 13, 1955)


PL 84-504

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THEACT OF MAY 2, 1956

05/02/1956

Joint resolution to authorize the printing and binding of an edition of Senate Procedure and providing the same shall be subject to copyright by the authors.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 84-504, 70 Stat. 126 (May 2, 1956)

        102 Cong. Rec. 6069 (daily ed. April 23, 1956)

        H.Rep.No. 2023, 84th Cong., 2d Sess. (April 23, 1956)

        S.J.R. 150, 84th Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 28, 1956, April 23, 1956)

        S.J.R. 150, 84th Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 28, 1956)

        102 Cong. Rec. 2926 (daily ed. Feb. 27, 1956)

        S.J.R. 150, 84th Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 27, 1956)


PL 86-726

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF SEPTEMBER 8, 1960

09/08/1960

An act to amend title 28 of the United States Code relating to actions for infringements of copyrights by the United States.

 

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 86-726, 74 Stat. 855 (Sept. 8, 1960)

        106 Cong. Rec. 16673 (daily ed. August 26, 1960)

        106 Cong. Rec. 16367 (daily ed. August 25, 1960)

        HR 4059 [Report No. 1877], 86th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 22, 1960)

        S.Rep.No. 1877, 86th Cong., 2d Sess. (August 22, 1960)

        HR 4059, 86th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 21, 1959)

        105 Cong. Rec. 12494 (daily ed. July 20, 1959)

        HR 4059 [Report No. 624], 86th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 1, 1959)

        H.Rep.No. 624, 86th Cong., 1st Sess. (July 1, 1959)

        HR 4059, 86th Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 4, 1959)

        HR 8419, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 21, 1958)

        104 Cong. Rec. 8048 - 8049 (daily ed. May 19, 1958)

        HR 8419 [Report No. 1682], 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 1, 1958)

        H.Rep.No. 1682, 85th Cong., 2d Sess. (May 1, 1958)

        HR 8419, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 27, 1957)

        HR 6914, 85th Cong., 1st Sess. (April 15, 1957)

        HR 6716, 84th Cong., 2d Sess. (July 3, 1956)

        102 Cong. Rec. 10518-19 (daily ed. July 2, 1956)

        HR 6716 [Report No. 2494], 84th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 27, 1956)

        H.Rep.No. 2494, 84th Cong., 2d Sess. (June 27, 1956)

        102 Cong. Rec. D677 (daily ed. June 25, 1956)

        HR 6716, 84th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 8, 1955)

 

HEARINGS

        Infringements of Copyrights, Subcomm. on Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights of the Comm. on the Judiciary (June 2, 1960)


PL 88-155

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF OCTOBER 18, 1963

10/18/1963

Joint resolution to authorize the printing and binding of an edition of Senate Procedure and providing the same shall be subject to copyright by the authors.

 

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 88-155, 77 Stat. 272 (Oct. 18, 1963)

        109 Cong. Rec. 18633 (daily ed. Oct. 16, 1963)

        H.Rep.No. 854, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 16, 1963)

        S.J.R. 123, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 14, 1963, Oct. 16, 1963)

        S.J.R. 123, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 14, 1963)

        109 Cong. Rec. 18395 (daily ed. Oct. 11, 1963)

        S.J.R. 123, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 1, 1963, Oct. 9 (legislative day, Oct. 3), 1963)

        S.Rep.No. 560, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 9 (legislative day Oct. 3), 1963)

        S.J.R. 123, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 1, 1963)


PL 92-140

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF OCTOBER 15, 1971

10/15/1971

An act to amend title 17 of the United States Code to provide for the creation of a limited copyright in sound recordings for the purpose of protecting against unauthorized duplication and piracy of sound recording, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 92-140, 85 Stat. 391 (Oct. 15, 1971)

        119 Cong. Rec. S8781-8782 (daily ed. May 10, 1973)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 16005 (daily ed. Oct. 6, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. H 9033-35 (daily ed. Oct. 4, 1971)

        H.Rep.No. 92-487, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (Sept. 22, 1971)

        S 646 [Report No. 92-487], 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (Sept. 22, 1971)

        S 646, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (May 3, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 5985 (daily ed. April 30, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 5939-42 (daily ed. April 29, 1971)

        S 646 [Report No. 92-72], 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 20, 1971)

        S.Rep.No. 92-72, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 20, 1971)

        HR 6927, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 30, 1971)

        117 Cong. Rec. S 963 (daily ed. Feb. 8, 1971)

        S 646, 92d Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 8 (legislative day, Jan. 26), 1971)

        116 Cong. Rec. S20662-63 (daily ed. Dec. 18, 1970)

        S 4592, 91st Cong., 2d Sess. (Dec. 18 (legislative day, Dec. 15), 1970)

PL 92-386

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF AUGUST 16, 1972

08/16/1972

Joint resolution to authorize the printing and binding of a revised edition of Senate Procedure and providing the same shall be subject to copyright by the author.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 92-386, 86 Stat. 559 (August 16, 1972)

        118 Cong. Rec. H 7148 -49 (daily ed. August 3, 1972)

        H.Rep.No. 92-1285, 92d Cong., 2d Sess. (August 3, 1972)

        S.J.R. 254, 92d Cong., 2d Sess. (July 24, 1972, August 3, 1972)

        118 Cong. Rec. S 11433 (daily ed. July 20, 1972)

        S.J.R. 254, 92d Cong., 2d Sess. (July 20, 1972)


PL 95-27

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF MAY 4, 1977

05/04/1977

 

Joint resolution to authorize the printing and binding of an edition of Senate Procedure and providing the same shall be subject to copyright by the author.

 

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 95-27, 91 Stat. 115 (May 4, 1977)

        123 Cong. Rec. H3488 (daily ed. April 25, 1977)

        S.J.R. 44, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (April 6, 1977)

        123 Cong. Rec. S5531 (daily ed. April 5, 1977)

        S.J.R. 44, 95th Cong., 1st Sess. (April 5 (legislative day, Feb. 21), 1977)

 

PL 99-75

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF JULY 29, 1985

07/29/1985

Joint resolution to authorize the printing and binding of a revised edition of Senate Procedure and providing the same shall be subject to copyright by the author.

 

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 99-75, 99 Stat. 176 (July 29, 1985)

        Calendar of the House of Representatives, 99th Congress, Calendar, S.J.R. 144 (July 29, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. H5711 (daily ed. July 16, 1985)

        S.J.R. 144, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 4, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. S7204 (daily ed. May 24, 1985)

        S.J.R. 144, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (May 24 (legislative day, April 15), 1985)


PL 101-318

COPYRIGHT FEES AND TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS ACT OF 1989.

07/03/1990

 

An act to amend title 17, United States Code, to change the fee schedule of the Copyright Office, and to make certain technical amendments.

 

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 101-318, 104 Stat. 287 (July 3, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. S7913 (daily ed. June 13, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. S7914 (daily ed. June 13, 1990)

        HR 1622, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 18 (legislative day, Sept. 18), 1989, April 19 (legslative day, April 18), 1990)

        S 1271, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (June 23 (legislative day, Jan. 3), 1989, April 19 (legislative day, April 18), 1990) 2

        S.Rep.No. 101-267, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (April 19 (legislative day, April 18), 1990)

        S.Rep.No. 101-267, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (April 19 (legislative day, April 18), 1990) 2

        HR 1622, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 18 (legislative day, Sept. 18), 1989)

        135 Cong. Rec. H7064-7066 (daily ed. Oct. 16, 1989)

        HR 1622, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (March 23, 1989, Oct. 13, 1989)

        H.Rep.No. 101-279, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 13, 1989)

        135 Cong. Rec. S7521-22 (daily ed. June 23, 1989)

        S 1271, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (June 23 (legislative day, Jan. 3), 1989)

        HR 1622, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (March 23, 1989)

HEARINGS

        S. Hrg. 101-608, Copyright Fees and Technical Amendments Act, and Copyright Royalty Tribunal Reform Act, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 12, 1989)


 

PL 101-319

COPYRIGHT ROYALTY TRIBUNAL REFORM AND MISCELLANEOUS PAY ACT OF 1989

07/03/1990

 

An act to reduce the number of Commissioners on the Copyright Royalty Tribunal, to change the salary classification rates for members of the Copyright Tribunal and the United States Parole Commission, for the Register and Associate Registers of Copyrights, and for the Deputy and Assistant Commissioners of Patents and Trademarks, and for other purposes.

 

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 101-319, 104 Stat. 290 (July 3, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. S7913 (daily ed. June 13, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. S7914 (daily ed. June 13, 1990)

        HR 3046, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (Nov. 15 (legislative day, Nov. 6), 1989, April 19 (legislative day, April 18), 1990)

        S 1272, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (June 23 (legislative day, Jan. 3), 1989, April 19 (legislative day, April 18), 1990)

        S.Rep.No. 101-268, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (April 19 (legislative day, April 18), 1990)

        S.Rep.No. 101-268, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (April 19 (legislative day, April 18), 1990) 2

        HR 3046, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 15 (legislative day, Nov. 6), 1989)

        135 Cong. Rec. H8457-8460 (daily ed. Nov. 13, 1989)

        HR 3046, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (July 28, 1989, Nov. 3, 1989)

        H.Rep.No. 101-329, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 3, 1989)

        HR 3046, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (July 28, 1989)

        135 Cong. Rec. S1721-1722 (daily ed. June 23, 1989)

        S 1272, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (June 23 (legislative day, Jan. 3), 1989)

        HR 1621, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (March 23, 1989)

HEARINGS

        S. Hrg. 101-608, Copyright Fees and Technical Amendments Act, and Copyright Royalty Tribunal Reform Act, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (July 12, 1989)

        Copyright Office and Copyright Royalty Tribunal Oversight, Subcomm. on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 16, 1989)

PL 101-553

COPYRIGHT REMEDY CLARIFICATION ACT

11/15/1990

An act to amend chapters 5 and 9 of title 17, United States Code, to clarify that States, instrumentalities of States, and officers and employees of States acting in their official capacity, are subject to suit in Federal court by any person for infringement of copyright and infringement of exclusive rights in mask works, and that all the remedies can be obtained in such suit that can be obtained in a suit against a private person or against other public entities.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 101-553, 104 Stat. 2749 (Nov. 15, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. H12977 (daily ed. Oct. 26, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. S16284 (daily ed. Oct. 19, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. H10378-79 (daily ed. Oct. 16, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. S14301 (daily ed. Oct. 1, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. H8308 (daily ed. Sept. 27, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. S8771-72 (daily ed. June 26, 1990)

        HR 3045, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 18 (legislative day, Sept. 18), 1989, June 5 (legislative day, April 18), 1990)

        S 497, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (March 2 (legislative day, Jan. 3), 1989, June 5 (legislative day, April 18), 1990)

        S.Rep.No. 101-305, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (June 5 (legislative day, April 18), 1990)

        HR 3045, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 18 (legislative day, Sept. 18), 1989)

        135 Cong. Rec. H7066-7068 (daily ed. Oct. 16, 1989)

        H.Rep.No. 101-887, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 16, 1989)

        HR 3045, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (July 28, 1989, Oct. 13, 1989)

        H.Rep.No. 101-282, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 13, 1989)

        HR 3045, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (July 28, 1989)

        135 Cong. Rec. S2012-2013 (daily ed. March 2, 1989)

        S 497, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (March 2 (legislative day, Jan. 3), 1989)

        135 Cong. Rec. E524-525 (daily ed. Feb. 27, 1989)

        HR 1131, 101st Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 27, 1989)

HEARINGS

        Copyright Remedy Clarification Act and Copyright Office Report on Copyright Liability of States, Subcomm. on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (April 12 and July 11, 1989)

        S. Hrg. 101-757, The Copyright Clarification Act, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (May 17, 1989)

 

 

PL 102-307

COPYRIGHT AMENDMENTS ACT OF 1992.

12/10/1992

An act to amend title 17, United States Code, the copyright renewal provisions, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 102-307, 106 Stat. 264 (June 26, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. H4128-35 (daily ed. June 4, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S7577-80 (daily ed. June 4, 1992)

        137 Cong. Rec. E4252 (daily ed. Dec. 18, 1991)

        HR 2372, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 26 (legislative day, Nov. 23), 1991, Nov. 27 (legislative day, Nov. 23), 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. H11257-61 (daily ed. Nov. 25, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. S18113 (daily ed. Nov. 25, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. S18135-40 (daily ed. Nov. 25, 1991)

        H.Rep.No. 102-379, Part 1, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 25, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. H10288-89 (daily ed. Nov. 18, 1991)

        HR 1612, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 18 (legislative day, Nov. 13), 1991)

        S 756, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 21 (legislative day, Feb. 6), 1991, Oct. 22 (legislative day, Sept. 19), 1991)

        S.Rep.No. 102-194, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 22 (legislative day, Sept. 19), 1991)

        HR 1612, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 22, 1991, August 2, 1991)

        H.Rep.No. 102-196, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (August 2, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. S8346-49 (daily ed. June 20, 1991)

        S 1345, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (June 20 (legislative day, June 11), 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. E1821 (daily ed. May 16, 1991)

        HR 2372, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (May 16, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. E1105-06 (daily ed. March 22, 1991)

        HR 1612, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 22, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. S4041-43 (daily ed. March 21, 1991)

        S 756, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (March 21 (legislative day, Feb. 6), 1991)

 

HEARINGS

        Copyright Amendments Act of 1991, Subcomm. on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Comm. on the Judiciary (May 30, June 6, 12, AND 20, 1991) Part A, 1st 500 pages

        Copyright Amendments Act of 1991, Subcomm. on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Comm. on the Judiciary (May 30, June 6, 12, AND 20, 1991) Part B, remaining pages

 


 

PL 102-492

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF OCT. 24, 1992

10/24/1992

An act to amend title 17, United States Code, relating to fair use of copyrighted works.

 

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 102-492, 106 Stat. 3145 (Oct. 24, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S17358 (daily ed. Oct. 7, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. E2610-11 (daily ed. Sept. 14, 1992)

        HR 4412, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (August 12 (legislative day, August 5), 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. H7991-92 (daily ed. August 11, 1992)

        HR 4412, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (March 5, 1992, August 11, 1992)

        H.Rep.No. 102-836, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (August 11, 1992)

        HR 4412, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (March 5, 1992)

        137 Cong. Rec. S13923-25 (daily ed. Sept. 27, 1991)

        S.Rep.No. 102-141, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (August 29, 1991, July 23 (legislative day July 8), 1991)

        S 1035, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (May 9 (legislative day, April 25), 1991, July 26 (legislative day, July 8), 1991)

        HR 2372, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (May 16, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. S5648-50 (daily ed. May 9, 1991)

        S 1035, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (May 9 (legislative day, April 25), 1991)

        136 Cong. Rec. S3549-50 (daily ed. March 29, 1990)

        S 2370, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (March 29 (legislative day, Jan. 23), 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. H805-07 (daily ed. March 14, 1990)

        HR 4263, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (March 14, 1990)

HEARINGS

        S. Hrg. 101-1221, Fair Use and Unpublished Works, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Senate Comm. on the Judiciary and the Subcomm. on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Administration of Justice of the House Comm. on the Judiciary (July 11, 1990)

 


 

 

PL 102-561

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY OF THE ACT OF OCTOBER 28, 1992

10/28/1992

An act to amend title 18, United States Code, with respect to the criminal penalties for copyright infringement.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 102-561, 106 Stat. 4233 (Oct. 28, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S17958-959 (daily ed. Oct. 8, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. H11129-30 (daily ed. Oct. 3, 1992)

        H.Rep.No. 102-997, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (Oct. 3, 1992)

        S 893, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (June 9, 1992, Oct. 3, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S7613 (daily ed. June 4, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S7580-81 (daily ed. June 4, 1992)

        S 893, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (April 23 (legislative day, April 9), 1991, April 7 (legislative day, March 26), 1992)

        S.Rep.No. 102-268, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (April 7 (legislative day, March 26), 1992)

        137 Cong. Rec. S4862-63 (daily ed. April 23, 1991)

        S 893, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (April 23 (legislative day, April 9), 1991)

HEARINGS

        Criminal Sanctions for Violations of Software Copyright, Subcomm. on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Comm. on the Judiciary (August 12, 1992)


 

PL 102-563

AUDIO HOME RECORDING ACT OF 1992.

10/28/1992

 

An act to amend title 17, United States Code, to implement a royalty payment system and a serial copy management system for digital audio recording, to prohibit certain copyright infringement actions, and for other purposes.

 

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 102-563, 106 Stat. 4237 (Oct. 28, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S17107-10 (daily ed. Oct. 7, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. H9029-49 (daily ed. Sept. 22, 1992)

        HR 5982, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (Sept. 22, 1992)

        H.Rep.No. 102-873, Part 2, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (Sept. 21, 1992)

        H.Rep.No. 102-873, Part 1, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (Sept. 17, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S8734 (daily ed. June 24, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S8717-30 (daily ed. June 23, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. H4979-80 (daily ed. June 18, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S8397-8404 (daily ed. June 17, 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. S8409-23 (daily ed. June 17, 1992)

        S.Rep.No. 102-294, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (June 9, (legislative day, March 26), 1992)

        138 Cong. Rec. E823 (daily ed. March 25, 1992)

        HR 4567, 102d Cong., 2d Sess. (March 25, 1992)

        S 1623, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (August 1 (legislative day, July 8), 1991, Nov. 27 (legislative day, Nov. 23), 1991)

        HR 3204, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (August 2, 1991)

        137 Cong. Rec. S11845-53 (daily ed. August 1, 1991)

        S 1623, 102d Cong., 1st Sess. (August 1 (legislative day, July 8), 1991)

        136 Cong. Rec. S13655-66 (daily ed. Sept. 24, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. S3406-16 (daily ed. March 28, 1990)

        S 2358, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (March 28 (legislative day, Jan. 23), 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. E376-81 (daily ed. Feb. 26, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. E348-51 (daily ed. Feb. 22, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. E338-39 (daily ed. Feb. 22, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. E359 (daily ed. Feb. 22, 1990)

        136 Cong. Rec. E360 (daily ed. Feb. 22, 1990)

        HR 4096, 101st Cong., 2d Sess. (Feb. 22, 1990)

HEARINGS

        Digital Audio Recording, Subcomm. on Commerce, Consumer Protection, and Competitiveness of the Comm. on Energy and Commerce (March 31, 1992)

        Audio Home Recording Act of 1991, Subcomm. on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Comm. on the Judiciary (Feb. 19, 1992)

        Digital Audio Broadcasting, Subcomm. on Telecommunications and Finance of the Comm. on Energy and Commerce (Nov. 6, 1991)

        S. Hrg. 102-908, The Audio Home Recording Act of 1991, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (Oct. 29, 1991)

        S. Hrg. 101-890, Digital Audio Tape Recorder Act of 1990, Subcomm. on Communications of the Comm. on Commerce, Science, and Transportation (June 13, 1990)

 

PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS

        28 Weekly Comp. Pres. Doc. 2188, Statement on Signing the Audio Home Recording Act of 1992 (Oct. 28, 1992)


 

PL 103-198

COPYRIGHT ROYALTY TRIBUNAL REFORM ACT OF 1993.

12/17/1993

An act to amend title 17, United States Code, to establish copyright arbitration royalty panels to replace the Copyright Royalty Tribunal, and for other purposes.

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

        PL 103-198, 107 Stat. 2304 (Dec. 17, 1993)

        HR 897, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 20 (legislative day, Nov. 2), 1993, Nov. 23, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. H10969-73 (daily ed. Nov. 22, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. H10308-12 (daily ed. Nov. 20, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. S16835-38 (daily ed. Nov. 20, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. S16864-65 (daily ed. Nov. 20, 1993)

        HR 897 [Report No. 103-388], 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 20, 1993)

        H.Rep.No. 103-388, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Nov. 20, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. S14031 (daily ed. Oct. 20, 1993)

        HR 2840, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 20 (legislative day, Oct. 13), 1993)

        HR 2840, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 13, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. H7698-702 (daily ed. Oct. 12, 1993)

        H.Rep.No. 103-286, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 12, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. S10237-39 (daily ed. August 3, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. E1961-62 (daily ed. August 3, 1993)

        HR 2840, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (August 3, 1993)

        S 1346, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (August 3 (legislative day, June 30), 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. E810-13 (daily ed. March 30, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. E337-38 (daily ed. Feb. 16, 1993)

        139 Cong. Rec. S1618-22 (daily ed. Feb. 16, 1993)

        HR 897, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 16, 1993)

        S 373, 103d Cong., 1st Sess. (Feb. 16 (legislative day, Jan. 5), 1993)

        HR 2784, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 18, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. E2756 (daily ed. June 13, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. E2757-58 (daily ed. June 13, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. E2766 (daily ed. June 13, 1985)

        131 Cong. Rec. E2727-28 (daily ed. June 12, 1985)

        HR 2752, 99th Cong., 1st Sess. (June 12, 1985)

 

HEARINGS

        S. Hrg. 103-731, The Copyright Reform Act of 1993, Subcomm. on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks of the Comm. on the Judiciary (Oct. 19, 1993)

        Copyright Reform Act of 1993, Subcomm. on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 3 AND 4, 1993) Part A, 1st 500 pages

        Copyright Reform Act of 1993, Subcomm. on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the Comm. on the Judiciary (March 3 AND 4, 1993) Part B, remaining pages

        CRT Reform and Compulsory Licenses, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (June 19, July 11, Sept. 18, AND Oct. 3, 1985) Part A, 1st 500 pages

        CRT Reform and Compulsory Licenses, Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (June 19, July 11, Sept. 18, AND Oct. 3, 1985) Part B, remaining pages

        Copyright Royalty Tribunal and U.S. Copyright Office, Oversight Hearing before the Subcomm. on Courts, Civil Liberties, and the Administration of Justice of the Comm. on the Judiciary (May 1, 1985)


 

Pub. L. No. 104-39

Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995

November 1, 1995

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

Volume 1

        Table_of_contents

        Public Law 104-39 as Approved, November 1, 1995 Public Law

        Senate Report No. 104-128, to Accompany S. 227, the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995, August 4, 1995 Report

        House Report No. 104-274, to Accompany H.R. 1506, the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995, October 11, 1995 Reports

        Performance Rights in Sound Recordings Act of 1995, Hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on S. 227

        Hearings before the Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property of the House Judiciary Committee on H.R. 1506

        Hearing before the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property and Judicial Administration of the House Judiciary Committee

Volume 2

        Table_of_contents

        Copyright Issues Cable Television and Performance Rights

        Performance Rights in Sound Recordings, Hearings before the Subcommittee on Courts

Volume 3

        Table_of_contents

        CopyrightCable Television, Part 1, Hearings before the Subcommittee on Courts

Volume 4

        Table_of_contents

        S. 227, the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995

        S. 227 as Reported with an Amendment (Senate Report No. 104-128)

        S. 227 as Passed Senate, August 8, 1995 Bills - 104th Congress

        H.R. 1506, the Digital Performance Sound Recordings Act of 1995

        H.R. 1506 as Reported with an Amendment (House Report 104-274)

        H.R. 2576, the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1993

        S. 1421, the Performance Rights in Sound Recordings Act of 1993

        Debate - Page 1292

        Debate - Page 22775

        Debate - Page 26881

        Debate - Page 28135

        Debate - Page 15312

        Debate - Page 15332

        Debate - Page 20011

        Report


 

Pub. L. No. 105-80

Copyright Technical Amendments Act

November 13, 1997

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

Volume 1

        Table of contents

        Public Law No. 105-80 as Enacted November 13, 1997 Public Law - Document No. 1

        House Report No. 105-25 to Accompany H.R. 672, the Copyright Technical Amendments Act

        House Report No. 104-554 to Accompany H.R. 1861, the Copyright Clarifications Act of 1996

        H.R. 672 a Bill to Make Technical Amendments to Certain Provisions of Title 17

        H.R. 672 as Reported (House Report No. 105-25), March 17, 1997Bills

        H.R. 672 as Passed the House and Received in the Senate, March 19, 1997 Bills

        S. 506, the Copyright Clarification Act of 1997, as Introduced by Mr. Hatch 

        S. 506 as Reported, April 17, 1997Bills - 105th Congress - Document No. 8

        H.R. 1861 a Bill to Make Technical Corrections to the Satellite Home Viewer Act of 1994 and Other Provision of Title 17

        H.R. 1861 as Reported (House Report No. 104-554), May 6, 1996 Bills - 104th Congress

        H.R. 1861 as Passed the House and Received in the Senate, July 12, 1996 Bills 

        House Consideration and Passage of H.R. 672, March 18, 1997, H1053-H1056 Debate

        Remarks in the Senate by Mr. Hatch upon Introduction of S.506

         Remarks in the Senate by Mr. Hatch Regarding Passage of H.R. 672

        Senate Consideration, Amendment and Passage of H.R. 672, October 30, 1997 

        Technical Corrections to the Satellite Home Viewer Act of 1994, Remarks in the Senate by Mr. Hatch

        House Concurrence in the Senate Amendments to H.R. 672

        House Consideration and Passage of H.R. 1861, June 4, 1996, H5781-H5784 Debate

        Copyright Act Technical Corrections, Hearing before the House Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property of the Committee on the Judiciary 


 

Pub. L. No. 105-147

No Electronic Theft Act Of 1997

December 16, 1997

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

Volume 1

        Title Page

        Introduction Manz, William H.

        Master Table of Documents

        Legislative Chronology

        Bibliography

        I. The Law as Enacted - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act, P.L. 105-147, 111 Stat. 2678 Doc. No. 1 - December 16, 1997

        II. Report on the Law - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act, H. Rep. No. 105-339, 105th Cong., 1st Sess. (Oct. 23, 1997) Doc. No. 2 - October 23, 1997

        Copyright Infringement Liability of Online and Internet ServiceProviders: Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, S. Hrg. 105-366

        III. Hearing on the Law - Copyright Piracy and H.R. 2265, the No Electronic Theft (NET) Act

        IV. Bill Versions - H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act

        H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act - Reported in the House

        H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act - Passed by the House

        H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act - Referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary

        H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act - Enrolled Bill Sent to the President

        V. Prior Bill Versions - S. 1044 - Criminal Copyright Improvement Act of 1997 - Introduced by Sen. Leahy

        V. Prior Bill Versions - S. 1122 - Criminal Copyright Improvement Act of 1995

        S. 1284 - NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995 - Introduced by Sen. Hatch

        V. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 2441 - NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995 - Introduced by Rep. Moorhead

        VI. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. S14550 (Daily Ed. Sept. 28, 1995)

        VI. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. E1892 (Daily Ed. Sept. 29, 1995)

        VI. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. S19114 (Daily Ed. Dec. 21, 1995)

        VI. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. S19117 (Daily Ed. Dec. 21, 1995)

        VI. Congressional Record - 142 Cong. Rec. E890 (Daily Ed. May 23, 1996)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S7772 (Daily Ed. July 21, 1997)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. E1527 (Daily Ed. July 25, 1997)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. E1529 (Daily Ed. July 25, 1997)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. H9883 (Dialy Ed. Nov. 4, 1997)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S12689 (Daily Ed. Nov. 13, 1997)

        VII. Past Hearings - NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995 Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts

        VII. Past Hearings - NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995 Hearings before the Subscommittee on Courts

Volume 2

        Title Page 

        Introduction Manz, William H.

        Master Table of Documents

        Legislative Chronology 

        Bibliography 

        I. The Law as Enacted - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, P.L. 105-298

        II. Reports on the Law - Copyright Term Extension Act, H. Rep. No. 105-452

        II. Reports on the Law - Providing for the Consideration of H.R. 2589 The Copyright Term Extension Act

        III. Bill Versions - S. 505 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1997 - Introduced by Sen. Hatch

        III. Bill Versions - S. 505 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act

        III. Bill Versions - S. 505 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act - Enrolled Bill Sent to the President

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2589 - Copyright Term Extension Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

        III. Bill Versions - H. R. 2589 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act - Passed by the House

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2589 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act - Received in the Senate

        III. Prior Bill Versions - S. 483 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1995 - Introduced by Sen. Hatch

        III. Prior Bill Versions -S. 483 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1996

        III. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 989 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1995 - Introduced and Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

        III. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 604 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1997 - Introduced by Rep. Gallegly

        III. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 1621 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1997 - Introduced by Rep. Bono

        III. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 4712 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act

        IV. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. E379 (Daily Ed. Feb. 16, 1995)

        IV. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. S3390 (Daily Ed. Mar. 2, 1995)

        IV. Congressional Record - 142 Cong. Rec. S3238 (Daily Ed. Mar. 29, 1996)

        IV. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S6048 (Daily Ed. June 20, 1997)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E160 (Daily Ed. Feb. 12, 1998)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 1447 (Daily Ed. Mar. 24, 1998)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 1448 (Daily Ed. Mar. 24, 1998)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 1448 (Daily Ed. Mar. 24, 1998) (McCollum Amendment No. 3 to H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 1456 (Daily Ed. Mar. 25, 1998)(H. Res. 390 and Consideration of H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E484 (Daily Ed. Mar. 26, 1998) (Remarks of Rep. Jackson-Lee on H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E753 (Daily Ed. May 5, 1998) (Remarks of Rep. Coble on H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. H9946 (Daily Ed. Oct. 7, 1998) (Consideration of S. 505 and the Text of the Bill)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S11672 (Daily Ed. Oct. 7, 1998) (Consideration of S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S1995 (Daily Ed. Oct. 7, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Conyers on H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 11794 (Daily Ed. Oct. 10, 1998)(Hatch Amendment No. 3782 to H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2070 (Daily Ed. Oct. 11, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Gordon on S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong Rec. E2088 (Daily Ed. Oct. 11, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Scarborough on S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12434 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Consideration of S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2096 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Clement on S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12377 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Hatch on S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2255 (Daily Ed. Oct. 20, 1998)

        V. Past Report - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1996 - S. Rep. No. 104-315 on S. 483, 104th Cong., 2d Sess.

        VI. Past Hearings - Copyright Term, Film Labeling and Film Preservation Legislation

Volume 3

        Title Page 

        Introduction Manz, William H.

        Master Table of Documents

        Legislative Chronology

        Bibliography 

        VI. Past Hearings - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1995 Hearings before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary

        VI. Past Hearings - Pre-1978 Distribution of Recordings Containing Musical Compositions; Copyright Term Extension; and Copyright Per Program Licenses

        I. The Law as Enacted - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, P.L. 105-304, 112 Stat.

        II. Reports on the Law - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation and OnLine Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation

        II. Reports on the Law - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, H. Rep. No. 105-551, pt. II

        II. Reports on the Law - Digital Millenium Copyright Act, H. Rep. No. 105-796 105th Cong. 2d Sess.

        III. Hearings on the Law - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act; and OnLine Copyright Liability Limitation Act

Volume 4

        Title Page

        Introduction Manz, William H.

        Master Table of Documents

        Legislative Chronology

        Bibliography

        III. Hearings on the Law - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act Hearing before the Subcommittee

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act - Reported in the House

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Engrossed in the House

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 - Engrossed Senate Amendment

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act - Placed on the Senate Calendar

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act - Enrolled Bill Sent to the President

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2180 - On-Line Copyright Liability Limitation Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 1121 - WIPO Copyright and Performances and Phonograms Tretay Implementation Act of 1997 - Introduced by Sen. Hatch

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 1146 - Digital Copyright Clarification and Technology Education Act of 1997 - Introduced by Sen. Ashcroft

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2652 - Collections of Information Antipiracy Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2652 - Collections of Information Antipiracy Act - Reported in the House

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2652 - Collections of Information Antipiracy Act - Passed by the House

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2652 - Collections of Informatin Antipiracy Act - Referred to Senate Committee

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2696 - Vessel Hull Design Protectin Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

Volume 5

        Title Page

        Introduction Manz, William H.

        Master Table of Documents

        Bibliography

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2696 - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act - Reported in the House

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2696 - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act - Passed by the House

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2696 - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act - Referred to Senate Committee

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 3048 - Digital Era Copyright Enhancement Act - Introduced by Rep. Boucher

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 3209 - On-Line Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 2037 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 - Introduced by Sen. Hatch

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 2037 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 - Passed by the Senate

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 2291 - Collections of Information Antipiracy Act - Introduced by Rep. Grams

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 2502 - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act - Introduced by Sen. Breaux

        V. Presidential Statements - Message from the President to the Senate on the WIPO Treaties

        V. Presidential Statements - Statement by the President on the Passage of H.R. 2281

        V. Presidential Statements - Statement by the President on Signing H.R. 2281

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S8728 (Daily Ed. Sept. 3, 1997)(Remarks of Sen. Ashcroft on H.R. 1146 and the Text of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S6726 (Daily Ed. June 27, 1997)(Remarks of Sen. Hatch on the WIPO Treaties)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. E1452 (Daily Ed. July 17, 1997)(Introduction of OnLine Copyright Liability Limitation Act & the Text of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S8582 (Daily Ed. July 31, 1997) Introduction of S. 1121, the Text of the Bill

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong Rec. S8728 (Daily Ed. Sept. 3, 1997)(Remarks of Sen. Ashcroft on H.R. 1146 and the Text of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S205 (Daily Ed. Jan. 29, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Leahy)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E160 (Daily Ed. Feb. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Coble on the On-Line Copyright Liability Limitation Act)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E165 (Daily Ed. Feb. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Goodlatte)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S1770 (Daily Ed. Feb. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Ashcroft on H.R. 1146)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec.H1243(Daily Ed. Mar. 18, 1998)(Consideration of H.R. 2696, the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act, & the Text of Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S4439 (Daily Ed. May 6, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Leahy and Kohl on S. 2037)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S4884 (Daily Ed. May 14, 1998)(Consideration of S. 2037 and the Text of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S4921 (Daily Ed. May 14, 1998)(Hatch Amendment No. 2411 to S. 2037)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. H3398 (Daily Ed. May 19, 1998)(Text of H.R. 2652 and Consideration of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E1052 (Daily Ed. June 5, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Hyde on H.R. 2652)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S9935 (Daily Ed. Sept. 3, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Ashcroft on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E1714 (Daily Ed. Sept. 14, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Hyde on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S10657 (Daily Ed. Sept. 21, 1998)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 11887 (Daily Ed. Oct. 8. 1998)(Consideration of the Conference Report on S. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12730 (Daily Ed. Oct. 10, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Leahy on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. H10615 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Consideration of the Conference Report on S. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12375 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Hatch on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12378 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Grams on the WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act Conference Report)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2136, (Daily Ed. Oct. 13, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Bliley onthe Digital Millennium Copyright Act)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2144 (Daily Ed. Oct. 13, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Tauzin on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12730 (Daily Ed. Oct. 20, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Leahy on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12972 (Daily Ed. Oct. 21, 1998)(Consideration of the WIPO Treaties)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12985 (Daily Ed. Nov. 12, 1998)(Resolution of Ratification of the Treaties)

        VII. Related Reports - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act, H. Rep. No. 105-436, 105th Cong., 2d Sess.

        VII. Related Reports - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, S. Rep. No. 105-190, 105th Cong., 2d Sess.

        VII. Related Reports -Collections of Information Antipiracy Act, H. Rep. No. 525, 105th Cong., 2d Sess.

        VII. Related Reports - WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)(1996) and WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT)

        VIII. Related Hearing - Copyright Infringement Liability of On-Line and Internet Service Providers

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - WIPO Copyright Treaty Adopted by the Diplomatic Conference on Dec. 20

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty Adopted by the Diplomatic Conferences on Dec. 20, 1996 Doc. No. 137

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - Resolution Concerning Audiovisual Performances (Dec. 2-20, 1996)

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - Agreed Statements Concerning the WIPO Copyright Treaty (Dec. 20, 1996)

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - Agreed Statements Concerning the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (Dec. 20, 1996)


 

Pub. L. No. 105-298

Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act

October 27, 1998

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

Volume 1

        Title Page

        Introduction Introduction Manz, William H.

        Master Table of Documents

        Legislative Chronology

        Bibliography

        I. The Law as Enacted - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act

        II. Report on the Law - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act

        II. Report on the Law - Copyright Infringement Liability of Online and Internet Service Providers Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary

        III. Hearing on the Law - Copyright Piracy and H.R. 2265, the No Electronic Theft (NET) Act

        IV. Bill Versions - H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act - Introduced by Rep. Goodlatte

        IV. Bill Versions - H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act - Reported in the House

        IV. Bill Versions - H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act - Passed by the House

        IV. Bill Versions - H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act - Referred to the Senate Committee on the Judiciary

        IV. Bill Versions - H.R. 2265 - No Electronic Theft (NET) Act - Enrolled Bill Sent to the President

        V. Prior Bill Versions - S. 1044 - Criminal Copyright Improvement Act of 1997

        V. Prior Bill Versions - S. 1122 - Criminal Copyright Improvement Act of 1995 - Introduced by Sen. Leahy

        V. Prior Bill Versions - S. 1284 - NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995 - Introduced by Sen. Hatch

        V. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 2441 - NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995 - Introduced by Rep. Moorhead

        VI. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. S14550 (Daily Ed. Sept. 28, 1995)

        VI. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. E1892 (Daily Ed. Sept. 29, 1995)

        VI. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. S19114 (Daily Ed. Dec. 21, 1995)

        VI. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. S19117 (Daily Ed. Dec. 21, 1995)

        VI. Congressional Record - 142 Cong. Rec. E890 (Daily Ed. May 23, 1996)(Remarks of Rep. Moorhead on Intro of NII Copyright Protection Act of 1996)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S7772 (Daily Ed. July 21, 1997) (Introduction of S. 1044 by Sen. Leahy and the Text of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. E1527 (Daily Ed. July 25, 1997) (Remarks of Rep. Coble on the No Electronic Theft (NET) Act)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. E1529 (Daily Ed. July 25, 1997) (Remarks of Rep. Goodlatte on the Introduction of H.R. 2265)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. H9883 (Dialy Ed. Nov. 4, 1997) (Full Text of H.R. 2265 as Passed by the House)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S12689 (Daily Ed. Nov. 13, 1997)(Senate Consideration of H.R. 2265)

        VII. Past Hearings - NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995 Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Courts & Intellectual Property of House Committee

        VII. Past Hearings - NII Copyright Protection Act of 1995 Hearings before the Subscommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property of the House Committee

Volume 2

        Title Page

        Introduction Introduction Manz, William H.

        Master Table of Documents

        Legislative Chronology

        Bibliography

        I. The Law as Enacted - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act

        II. Reports on the Law - Copyright Term Extension Act, H. Rep. No. 105-452

        II. Reports on the Law - Providing for the Consideration of H.R. 2589 The Copyright Term Extension Act

        III. Bill Versions - S. 505 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1997 - Introduced by Sen. Hatch

        III. Bill Versions - S. 505 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act - Engrossed in the Senate

        III. Bill Versions - S. 505 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act - Enrolled Bill Sent to the President

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2589 - Copyright Term Extension Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2589 - Copyright Term Extension Act - Reported with an Amendment

        III. Bill Versions - H. R. 2589 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act - Passed by the House

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2589 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act - Received in the Senate

        III. Prior Bill Versions - S. 483 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1995 - Introduced by Sen. Hatch

        III. Prior Bill Versions - S. 483 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1996 - Reported with an Amendment

        III. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 989 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1995 - Introduced and Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

        III. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 604 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1997 - Introduced by Rep. Gallegly

        III. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 1621 - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1997 - Introduced by Rep. Bono

        III. Prior Bill Versions - H.R. 4712 - Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act

        IV. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. E379 (Daily Ed. Feb. 16, 1995) (Remarks of Rep. Moorhead on the Copyright Term Extension Act)

        IV. Congressional Record - 141 Cong. Rec. S3390 (Daily Ed. Mar. 2, 1995) - Introduction of S. 483 by Sen. Hatch

        IV. Congressional Record - 142 Cong. Rec. S3238 (Daily Ed. Mar. 29, 1996)(Remarks of Sen. Boxer on the Copyright Term Extension Act)

        IV. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S6048 (Daily Ed. June 20, 1997)(Remarks of Sen Abraham on the Copyright Term Extension Act of 1997)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E160 (Daily Ed. Feb. 12, 1998) (Remarks of Rep. Coble on H.R. 2180)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 1447 (Daily Ed. Mar. 24, 1998) (Sensenbrenner Amendment No. 1 to H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 1448 (Daily Ed. Mar. 24, 1998) (Coble Amendment No. 2 to H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 1448 (Daily Ed. Mar. 24, 1998) (McCollum Amendment No. 3 to H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 1456 (Daily Ed. Mar. 25, 1998)(H. Res. 390 and Consideration of H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E484 (Daily Ed. Mar. 26, 1998) (Remarks of Rep. Jackson-Lee on H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E753 (Daily Ed. May 5, 1998) (Remarks of Rep. Coble on H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. H9946 (Daily Ed. Oct. 7, 1998) (Consideration of S. 505 and the Text of the Bill)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S11672 (Daily Ed. Oct. 7, 1998) (Consideration of S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S1995 (Daily Ed. Oct. 7, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Conyers on H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 11794 (Daily Ed. Oct. 10, 1998)(Hatch Amendment No. 3782 to H.R. 2589)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2070 (Daily Ed. Oct. 11, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Gordon on S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong Rec. E2088 (Daily Ed. Oct. 11, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Scarborough on S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12434 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Consideration of S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2096 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Clement on S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12377 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Hatch on S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2255 (Daily Ed. Oct. 20, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Tanner on S. 505)

        IV. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2308 (Daily Ed. Nov. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Conyers on S. 505)

        V. Past Report - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1996 - S. Rep. No. 104-315 on S. 483

        VI. Past Hearings - Copyright Term, Film Labeling and Film Preservation Legislation

Volume 3

        Title Page

        Introduction Introduction Manz, William H.

         Master Table of Documents 

        Legislative Chronology

        Bibliography

        VI. Past Hearings - Copyright Term Extension Act of 1995 Hearings before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary

        VI. Past Hearings - Pre-1978 Distribution of Recordings Containing Musical Compositions; Copyright Term Extension; and Copyright Per Program Licenses

        I. The Law as Enacted - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, P.L. 105-304

        II. Reports on the Law - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation and OnLine Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation

        II. Reports on the Law - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, H. Rep. No. 105-551

        II. Reports on the Law - Digital Millenium Copyright Act, H. Rep. No. 105-796 105th Cong. 2d Sess. (Oct. 8, 1998)

        III. Hearings on the Law - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act; and OnLine Copyright Liability Limitation Act

Volume 4

        Title Page

        Introduction Introduction Manz, William H.

        Master Table of Documents

        Legislative Chronology 

        Bibliography 

        III. Hearings on the Law - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - WIPO Copyright Treaties Implementation Act - Reported in the House

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Engrossed in the House, 105th Cong.

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 - Engrossed Senate Amendment

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act - Placed on the Senate Calendar

        III. Bill Versions - H.R. 2281 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act - Enrolled Bill Sent to the President

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2180 - On-Line Copyright Liability Limitation Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 1121 - WIPO Copyright and Performances and Phonograms Tretay Implementation Act of 1997

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 1146 - Digital Copyright Clarification and Technology Education Act of 1997

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2652 - Collections of Information Antipiracy Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2652 - Collections of Information Antipiracy Act - Reported in the House, 105th Cong., 2d Sess.

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2652 - Collections of Information Antipiracy Act - Passed by the House

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2652 - Collections of Informatin Antipiracy Act - Referred to Senate Committee

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2696 - Vessel Hull Design Protectin Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble

Volume 5

        Title Page

        Introduction Introduction Manz, William H.

        Master Table of Documents

        Legislative Chronology 

        Bibliography

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2696 - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act - Reported in the House

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2696 - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act - Passed by the House

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 2696 - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act - Referred to Senate Committee

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 3048 - Digital Era Copyright Enhancement Act - Introduced by Rep. Boucher and Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

        IV. Past Bill Versions - H.R. 3209 - On-Line Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act - Introduced by Rep. Coble and Referred to the Committee

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 2037 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 - Introduced by Sen. Hatch and Referred the Committee on the Judiciary

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 2037 - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 - Passed by the Senate, 105th Cong., 2d Sess.

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 2291 - Collections of Information Antipiracy Act - Introduced by Rep. Grams and Referred to the Committee

        IV. Past Bill Versions - S. 2502 - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act - Introduced by Sen. Breaux and Referred to the Committee

        V. Presidential Statements - Message from the President to the Senate on the WIPO Treaties

        V. Presidential Statements - Statement by the President on the Passage of H.R. 2281

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S8728 (Daily Ed. Sept. 3, 1997)(Remarks of Sen. Ashcroft on H.R. 1146 and the Text of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S6726 (Daily Ed. June 27, 1997)(Remarks of Sen. Hatch on the WIPO Treaties)

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. E1452 (Daily Ed. July 17, 1997)(Introduction of the On-Line Copyright Liability Limitation Act

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong. Rec. S8582 (Daily Ed. July 31, 1997)(Introduction of S. 1121, the Text of the Bill, and Remarks of Sen. Hatch

        VI. Congressional Record - 143 Cong Rec. S8728 (Daily Ed. Sept. 3, 1997)(Remarks of Sen. Ashcroft on H.R. 1146 and the Text of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S205 (Daily Ed. Jan. 29, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Leahy)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E160 (Daily Ed. Feb. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Coble on the On-Line Copyright Liability Limitation Act)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E165 (Daily Ed. Feb. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Goodlatte)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S1770 (Daily Ed. Feb. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Ashcroft on H.R. 1146)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. H1243 (Daily Ed. Mar. 18, 1998)(Consideration of H.R. 2696, the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S4439 (Daily Ed. May 6, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Leahy and Kohl on S. 2037)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S4884 (Daily Ed. May 14, 1998)(Consideration of S. 2037 and the Text of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S4921 (Daily Ed. May 14, 1998)(Hatch Amendment No. 2411 to S. 2037)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. H3398 (Daily Ed. May 19, 1998)(Text of H.R. 2652 and Consideration of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E1052 (Daily Ed. June 5, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Hyde on H.R. 2652)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E1207 (Daily Ed. June 23, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Coble on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S7959 (Daily Ed. July 10, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Grams on S. 2291)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. H7074 (Daily Ed. Aug. 4, 1998)(Text of H.R. 2281 and the Consideration of the Bill)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S9935 (Daily Ed. Sept. 3, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Ashcroft on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E1714 (Daily Ed. Sept. 14, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Hyde on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S10657 (Daily Ed. Sept. 21, 1998)(Introduction of S. 2502, the Vessel Hull Design Protection Act

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. 11887 (Daily Ed. Oct. 8. 1998)(Consideration of the Conference Report on S. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12730 (Daily Ed. Oct. 10, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Leahy on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. H10615 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Consideration of the Conference Report on S. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12375 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Hatch on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12378 (Daily Ed. Oct. 12, 1998)Remarks of Sen. Grams

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2136, (Daily Ed. Oct. 13, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Bliley onthe Digital Millennium Copyright Act)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. E2144 (Daily Ed. Oct. 13, 1998)(Remarks of Rep. Tauzin on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12730 (Daily Ed. Oct. 20, 1998)(Remarks of Sen. Leahy on H.R. 2281)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12972 (Daily Ed. Oct. 21, 1998)(Consideration of the WIPO Treaties)

        VI. Congressional Record - 144 Cong. Rec. S12985 (Daily Ed. Nov. 12, 1998)(Resolution of Ratification of the Treaties)

        VII. Related Reports - Vessel Hull Design Protection Act, H. Rep. No. 105-436, 105th Cong., 2d Sess.

        VII. Related Reports - Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998, S. Rep. No. 105-190, 105th Cong.

        VII. Related Reports - Collections of Information Antipiracy Act, H. Rep. No. 525, 105th Cong.

        VII. Related Reports - WIPO Copyright Treaty (WCT)(1996) and WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT)(1996)

        VIII. Related Hearing - Copyright Infringement Liability of On-Line and Internet Service Providers

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - WIPO Copyright Treaty Adopted by the Diplomatic Conference on Dec. 20

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty Adopted by the Diplomatic Conferences on Dec. 20, 1996

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - Resolution Concerning Audiovisual Performances (Dec. 2-20, 1996) Doc. No. 138

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - Agreed Statements Concerning the WIPO Copyright Treaty (Dec. 20, 1996) Doc. No. 139

        IX. WIPO Treaties and Documents - Agreed Statements Concerning the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (Dec. 20, 1996)

 


 

Pub. L. No. 107-273

Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act Of 2002

November 2, 2002

CONGRESSIONAL MATERIALS

Volume 1

        Title Page

        Summary Table of Contents

        Introduction Introduction Manz, William H.

        Legislative Chronology

        Bibliography

        Table of Documents

        Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2001, Pub. L. 107-273

        Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2001, Senate Report No. 107-31

         Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2001

        Technology, Education and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2001, Hearings before the House Subcommittee

        Promoting Technology and Education Turbo-Charging the School Buses on the Information Highway

         Remarks of Sen. Hatch, 147 Cong. Rec. S2007 (Daily Ed. March 7, 2001)

        Section-by-Section Analysis of S. 487, Cong. Rec. S2009 (Daily Ed. March 9, 2001)

        Reid Amendments Nos. 793, 794 to S. 487, 147 Cong. Rec. S5987 (Daily ed. June 7, 2001)

        Consideration of S. 487, 147 Cong. Rec. S5988 (Daily ed. June 7, 2001)

         Remarks of Rep. Boucher, 147 Cong. Rec. E1076 (June 12, 2001)

         H.R. 2215, Title III, Subtitle C, Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2002

         S. 487, Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2001 (As Introduced in Senate)

        S. 487, Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2001 (As Reported in Senate)

        S. 487, Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2001 (As Passed by Senate)

        S. 487, Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2001 (As Referred to House Committee) 

        S. 487, Technology, Education, and Copyright Harmonization Act of 2001 (As Reported in House) (September 25, 2002)

        H.R. 2100, Twenty-first Century Distance Learning Enhancement Act (As Introduced)

        Copyright Office Report on Copyright and Digital Distance Education

        Intellectual Property Security Registration and the Report of the U.S. Copyright Office on Copyright

         Library of Congress, Copyright Office, Report on Copyright and Digital Distance Education (May 1999)

        Appendices


More Copyright Legislation

  • Statements to Congress by the Register of Copyrights
  • The Constitutional Provision Respecting Copyright
  • The Copyright Act of 1976 (as amended and codified)
  • Bouve Letter to The Librarian of Congress Concerning Certain Aspects of The Copyright Act of March 4, 1909 in Their Relation to the Public Interest and Existing Problems of Copyright Office Administration with Proposed Amendments
  • Materials on the Berne Convention Implementation Act of 1988
  • 1990 Statutes Affecting Copyright
  • 1992 Statutes Affecting Copyright
  • Materials on the Copyright Royalty Tribunal Reform Act of 1993
  • Materials on the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
  • Materials on the Home Satellite Viewer Act of 1994
  • Materials on the Uruguay Round Agreements Act
  • Materials on the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995
  • Materials on the Technical Corrections to Certain Provisions of Title 17, United States Code
  • Materials on the No Electronic Theft (NET) Act
  • Materials on the Digital Millennium Copyright Act
  • Copyright Office Regulations Promulgated under the Copyright Act of 1976 and Related Acts
  • The House Report on the Copyright Act of 1976 1
  • The Senate Report on the Copyright Act of 1976
  • The Conference Report on the Copyright Act of 1976 1
  • The Copyright Act of 1909 (as amended and codified)
  • Copyright Enactments Prior to the 1909 Act, Including the English Statute of Anne (1710) and Original State
  • Renewal Term Extensions under the 1909 Copyright Act
  • Selected Sections from the Judicial Code (28 U.S.C.) Relating to Copyright
  • Copyright in Territories and Insular Possession of the United States, Including Areas in Political Union
  • Copyright Office Regulations 1
  • United States Supreme Court Copyright Practice Rules (1909) 1 for Practice and Procedure Under Section 25 2
  • The House Report 1 on the Copyright Act of 1909
  • Register's Report on the General Revision of the U.S. Copyright Law (1961)
  • Supplementary Register's Report on the General Revision of the U.S. Copyright Law (1965)
  • Second Supplementary Register's Report on the General Revision of the U.S. Copyright Law (1975)
  • Letter to Hon. Robert Kastenmeier, Chairman, Subcommittee on Courts, Civil Liberties and the Administration
  • The House Report on the Sound Recording Amendment of 1971
  • The Satellite Distribution Treaty
  • International Copyright Relations of the United States
  • WIPO Copyright Treaty and Agreed Statements Concerning the WIPO Copyright Treaty
  • WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty and Agreed Statements Concerning the WIPO Performances and Phonograms
  • The Convention for the Protection of Producers of Phonograms Against Unauthorized Duplication of Their Phonograms
  • The Universal Copyright Convention (Geneva Text--September 6, 1952)
  • The Universal Copyright Convention (Paris Text -- July 24, 1971)
  • The Berne Convention
  • The Berne Convention (Paris Text--July 24, 1971) 1
  • The Buenos Aires Convention
  • The House Report on the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act of 1984
  • The Conference Report on the Semiconductor Chip Protection Act of 1984
  • The House Report on the Berne Convention Implemenation Act of 1988
  • The Senate Statement on the Berne Convention Implementation Act of 1988
  • The House Statement on the Berne Convention Implementation Act of 1988
  • The Senate Report on the Berne Convention Implementation Act of 1988
  • The Senate Report on the Audio Home Recording Act of 1992
  • The House Report on the Audio Home Recording Act of 1992
  • Chapter 17 of the North American Free Trade Agreement
  • The House Report on the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act
  • International Convention for the Protection of Performers, Producers of Phonograms and Broadcasting
  • Treaty on Intellectual Property in Respect of Integrated Circuits (The Washington Convention)
  • Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes
  • Selected Provisions of the Statement of Administrative Action
  • The House Report on the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995
  • The Senate Report on the Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings Act of 1995
  • COPYRIGHT TERM EXTENSION ACT OF 1996
  • VESSEL HULL DESIGN PROTECTION ACT
  • COPYRIGHT TERM EXTENSION ACT
  • THE DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT OF 1998
  • WIPO COPYRIGHT TREATIES IMPLEMENTATION AND ON-LINE COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT LIABILITY LIMITATION
  • DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT OF 1998
  • SECTION-BY-SECTION ANALYSIS OF H.R. 2281 AS PASSED BY THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON AUGUST 4, 1998
  • DIGITAL MILLENNIUM COPYRIGHT ACT
  • WIPO COPYRIGHT TREATY (WCT) (1996) AND WIPO PERFORMANCES AND PHONOGRAMS TREATY (WPPT) (1996)
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