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H.R.2933 Sound Recording Simplification Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Sep 23, 2011 Referred to the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet.

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on the Judiciary

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  • Committee Assignment: House Committee on Judiciary - Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet

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  • 50% of users oppose H.R.2933

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    50% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose H.R.2933.
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    • On November 07, 2011, by walker7 - Copyright is already too long to begin with. There is NO need to extend it anymore.

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      As noted by walker7, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 07, 2011, "Copyright is already too long to begin with. There is NO need to extend it anymore."
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    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Sound Recording Simplification Act (H.R. 2933) - GovTrack.us - March 20, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 2933. To amend title 17, United States Code, to remove the exclusion from Federal copyright of sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 20, 2012, "H.R. 2933. To amend title 17, United States Code, to remove the exclusion from Federal copyright of sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2933&sa=U&ei=79nQT63jAuTW2AW1sJipDA&ved=0CCcQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNG1TtULZk-EurjTuJoeEPxbBaG2kg)
    • Sound Recording Simplification Act (H.R. 2933) - GovTrack.us - March 20, 2012 by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills - H.R. 2933. To amend title 17, United States Code, to remove the exclusion from Federal copyright of sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.

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      As noted by http://www.govtrack.us/users/events.xpd?monitors=misc:activebills on March 20, 2012, "H.R. 2933. To amend title 17, United States Code, to remove the exclusion from Federal copyright of sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972. In GovTrack.us, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress." (/url?q=http://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/112/hr2933&sa=U&ei=c2_PT5aIHOnO2gXt4qGHDg&ved=0CCcQmAEwAA&usg=AFQjCNFv0pUEjzEMmVgTqec-SgacGWSGlQ)
    • National Coalition for History » Blog Archive » House Panel Passes ... - October 23, 2011 by lwhite - On July 16, 2008, the House Natural Resources Committee cleared two battlefield protection bills (H.R. 160 and H.R. 2933) that authorize federal grants for the preservation of significant sites associated with the ... -

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      As noted by lwhite on October 23, 2011, "On July 16, 2008, the House Natural Resources Committee cleared two battlefield protection bills (H.R. 160 and H.R. 2933) that authorize federal grants for the preservation of significant sites associated with the ... - " (http://historycoalition.org/2008/07/25/house-panel-passes-battlefield-protection-bills/)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Bill Would Give Pre-1972 Sound Recordings Protection Under Federal Copyright Act - September 21, 2011 by The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) - The Sound Recording Simplification Act (HR 2933), introduced by Rep. Jared S. Polis (D-Colo.), would extend the umbrella of the Copyright Act to old sound recordings, including many popular music recordings currently governed by a complex web of ...

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      As noted by The Bureau of National Affairs (BNA) on September 21, 2011, " The Sound Recording Simplification Act (HR 2933), introduced by Rep. Jared S. Polis (D-Colo.), would extend the umbrella of the Copyright Act to old sound recordings, including many popular music recordings currently governed by a complex web of ... " (http://www.bna.com/bill-give-pre1972-n12884903541/)
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