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105th Cong., 2nd Sess.
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March 26, 1998
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HR 2589 RFS

105th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 2589
IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 26, 1989

Received; read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


AN ACT

To amend the provisions of title 17, United States Code, with respect to the duration of copyright, and for other purposes.

TITLE I--COPYRIGHT TERM EXTENSION

SEC. 101. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 102. DURATION OF COPYRIGHT PROVISIONS.

SEC. 103. TERMINATION OF TRANSFERS AND LICENSES COVERING EXTENDED RENEWAL TERM.

SEC. 104. REPRODUCTION BY LIBRARIES AND ARCHIVES.

SEC. 105. VOLUNTARY NEGOTIATION REGARDING DIVISION OF ROYALTIES.

SEC. 106. ASSUMPTION OF CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS RELATED TO TRANSFERS OF RIGHTS IN MOTION PICTURES.

`CHAPTER 180--ASSUMPTION OF CERTAIN CONTRACTUAL OBLIGATIONS

`Sec.

`Sec. 4001. Assumption of contractual obligations related to transfers of rights in motion pictures

4001'.

SEC. 107. EFFECTIVE DATE.

TITLE II--MUSIC LICENSING

SEC. 201. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 202. EXEMPTION OF CERTAIN MUSIC USES FROM COPYRIGHT PROTECTION.

SEC. 203. BINDING ARBITRATION OF RATE DISPUTES INVOLVING PERFORMING RIGHTS SOCIETIES.

SEC. 204. VICARIOUS LIABILITY PROHIBITED.

SEC. 205. CONFORMING AMENDMENTS.

SEC. 206. CONSTRUCTION OF TITLE.

SEC. 207. EFFECTIVE DATE.

Passed the House of Representatives March 25, 1998.

Attest:

ROBIN H. CARLE,

Clerk.

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