H.R.2933 - Sound Recording Simplification Act

To amend title 17, United States Code, to remove the exclusion from Federal copyright of sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972. view all titles (2)

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  • Official: To amend title 17, United States Code, to remove the exclusion from Federal copyright of sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972. as introduced.
  • Short: Sound Recording Simplification Act as introduced.

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Official Summary

Sound Recording Simplification Act - Amends federal copyright law to remove a provision that, with respect to sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972, prohibits: (1) any rights or remedies under the common law or statutes of any state from being annulled or limited by federal copyri

Official Summary

Sound Recording Simplification Act - Amends federal copyright law to remove a provision that, with respect to sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972, prohibits:
(1) any rights or remedies under the common law or statutes of any state from being annulled or limited by federal copyright law until February 15, 2067; and
(2) subjecting such sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972, to federal copyright before, on, or after February 15, 2067.

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