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H.R.3688 Equity for Visual Artists Act of 2011, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Jan 06, 2012 Referred to the Subcommittee on Intellectual Property, Competition and the Internet.

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  • 100% of users oppose H.R.3688

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    • On February 18, 2013, by veritaz - <a href="http://www.veritaz.com">Thanks.</a>

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      As noted by veritaz, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 18, 2013, "<a href="http://www.veritaz.com">Thanks.</a>"
    • On February 22, 2012, by nickg - * I'm glad to see artists finally with a voice in the gov't. As a photographer I have people try to steal my work all the time and I can't do anything about it when I catch them. "Asheville Wedding Photographer":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/ | "Biltmore Weddings":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/best-of-the-biltmore-estate-wedding-photos/ | "Old Edwards Inn Wedding":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/2011/11/old-edwards-inn-wedding-photos-jennifer-and-justin-highlands-wedding-photography/ | "Grand Bohemian Asheville Wedding":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/2011/10/grand-bohemian-wedding-photos-lindsey-allan-asheville-wedding-photography

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      As noted by nickg, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 22, 2012, "* I'm glad to see artists finally with a voice in the gov't. As a photographer I have people try to steal my work all the time and I can't do anything about it when I catch them. "Asheville Wedding Photographer":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/ | "Biltmore Weddings":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/best-of-the-biltmore-estate-wedding-photos/ | "Old Edwards Inn Wedding":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/2011/11/old-edwards-inn-wedding-photos-jennifer-and-justin-highlands-wedding-photography/ | "Grand Bohemian Asheville Wedding":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/2011/10/grand-bohemian-wedding-photos-lindsey-allan-asheville-wedding-photography"
    • On February 22, 2012, by nickg - * I can say, as a photographer, that without royalties and rights there would be no way to survive as an artist or photographer. This would essentially kill the working artist as a career. "Asheville Wedding Photographer":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/ | "Biltmore Weddings":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/best-of-the-biltmore-estate-wedding-photos/ | "Old Edwards Inn Wedding":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/2011/11/old-edwards-inn-wedding-photos-jennifer-and-justin-highlands-wedding-photography/ | "Grand Bohemian Asheville Wedding":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/2011/10/grand-bohemian-wedding-photos-lindsey-allan-asheville-wedding-photography

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      As noted by nickg, a user on OpenCongress.org, on February 22, 2012, "* I can say, as a photographer, that without royalties and rights there would be no way to survive as an artist or photographer. This would essentially kill the working artist as a career. "Asheville Wedding Photographer":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/ | "Biltmore Weddings":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/best-of-the-biltmore-estate-wedding-photos/ | "Old Edwards Inn Wedding":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/2011/11/old-edwards-inn-wedding-photos-jennifer-and-justin-highlands-wedding-photography/ | "Grand Bohemian Asheville Wedding":http://www.bluebendphotography.com/2011/10/grand-bohemian-wedding-photos-lindsey-allan-asheville-wedding-photography"

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • Senator Bob Corker's Big-Government Voting Record « Tennessee ... - July 19, 2012 by admin - However, as noted by the House Ways and Means Committee report on H.R. 3688, the Peru Free Trade Agreement is the first U.S. FTA to include “in its core text fully enforceable commitments by the Parties to adopt, maintain, and enforce ...

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      As noted by admin on July 19, 2012, "However, as noted by the House Ways and Means Committee report on H.R. 3688, the Peru Free Trade Agreement is the first U.S. FTA to include “in its core text fully enforceable commitments by the Parties to adopt, maintain, and enforce ..." (/url?q=http://tncampaignforliberty.org/wordpress/2012/07/senator-bob-corkers-big-government-voting-record/&sa=U&ei=w84OUMa6JOHL2QWG6YGwBg&ved=0CCkQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNGShlHmnCmy67SwesHQWv7bUvgnAA)
    • Senator Bob Corker's Big-Government Voting Record « Tennessee ... - July 18, 2012 by admin - However, as noted by the House Ways and Means Committee report on H.R. 3688, the Peru Free Trade Agreement is the first U.S. FTA to include “in its core text fully enforceable commitments by the Parties to adopt, maintain, and enforce ...

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      As noted by admin on July 18, 2012, "However, as noted by the House Ways and Means Committee report on H.R. 3688, the Peru Free Trade Agreement is the first U.S. FTA to include “in its core text fully enforceable commitments by the Parties to adopt, maintain, and enforce ..." (/url?q=http://tncampaignforliberty.org/wordpress/2012/07/senator-bob-corkers-big-government-voting-record/&sa=U&ei=hbMVUJjgKIj28gSm3ICACg&ved=0CCkQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNEW0rMdGMUYMRxoMNzLLjYFmIW55w)
    • Senator Bob Corker's Big-Government Voting Record « Tennessee ... - July 18, 2012 by admin - However, as noted by the House Ways and Means Committee report on H.R. 3688, the Peru Free Trade Agreement is the first U.S. FTA to include “in its core text fully enforceable commitments by the Parties to adopt, maintain, and enforce ...

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      As noted by admin on July 18, 2012, "However, as noted by the House Ways and Means Committee report on H.R. 3688, the Peru Free Trade Agreement is the first U.S. FTA to include “in its core text fully enforceable commitments by the Parties to adopt, maintain, and enforce ..." (/url?q=http://tncampaignforliberty.org/wordpress/2012/07/senator-bob-corkers-big-government-voting-record/&sa=U&ei=ZckSUOeILoH88gSfx4GQBg&ved=0CCkQmAEwAw&usg=AFQjCNHsSXZ4101lYD0CERW0QKoS1BjNJQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • Congressional Bill Proposes Resale Royalties For Artists - January 10, 2012 by Antiques and Arts Weekly - The bill, HR 3688, is titled "Equity for Visual Artists Act of 2011" (EVAA). Deceased artists that have a copyright protected estate would also be covered by the legislation. Nadler's proposed legislation somewhat mirrors an existing bill in ...

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      As noted by Antiques and Arts Weekly on January 10, 2012, "The bill, HR 3688, is titled "Equity for Visual Artists Act of 2011" (EVAA). Deceased artists that have a copyright protected estate would also be covered by the legislation. Nadler's proposed legislation somewhat mirrors an existing bill in ..." (http://antiquesandthearts.com/Antiques/TradeTalk/2012-01-10__11-58-13.html)
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