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  Proposed and Enacted Legislation (enacted indicated by P.L. number)

2007 - 2008 (110th Congress)
bulletH.R. 7084
Webcaster Settlement Act of 2008 9/25/2008
bulletS. 3464
International Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement Act of 2008 9/10/2008
bulletH.R. 6845
Fair Copyright in Research Works Act 9/9/2008
bulletS. 3325
Enforcement of Intellectual Property Rights Act of 2008  -  P.L. 110-403 7/24/2008
bulletH.R. 6531
Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2008 7/17/2008
bulletH.R. 6530
Trade Enforcement Act of 2008 7/17/2008
bulletS. 2913
Shawn Bentley Orphan Works Act of 2008 4/24/2008
bulletH.R. 5889
Orphan Works Act of 2008 4/24/2008
bulletS. 2591
an exemption . . . nonprofit organizations to display live football games . . . 2/4/2008
bulletS. 2500
Performance Rights Act 12/18/2007
bulletH.R. 4789
Performance Rights Act 12/18/2007
bulletS. 2447
To make a technical correction to section 119 of title 17 . . . 12/11/2007
bulletH.R. 4279
Prioritizing Resources and Organization for Intellectual Property Act of 2007 12/5/2007
bulletH.R. 4128
Criminal Code Modernization and Simplification Act of 2007 11/8/2007
bulletS. 2317
Intellectual Property Enforcement Act of 2007 11/7/2007
bulletH.CON.RES. 244
Supporting the Local Radio Freedom Act 10/31/2007
bulletS. 1957
Design Piracy Prohibition Act 8/2/2007
bulletH.R. 3155
Intellectual Property Enhanced Criminal Enforcement Act of 2007 7/24/2007
bulletH.R. 3015
To delay the applicability to webcasters of rates 7/12/2007
bulletH.R. 2821
Television Freedom Act of 2007 6/21/2007
bulletS.1640
Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2007 6/18/2007
bulletH.R. 2705
Compacts of Free Association Amendments Act of 2007 6/13/2007
bulletH. Res. 414
Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives 5/17/2007
bulletS.1353
Internet Radio Equality Act 5/10/2007
bulletH.R. 2060
Internet Radio Equality Act 4/26/2007
bulletH.R. 2033
Design Piracy Prohibition Act 4/25/2007
bulletH.R. 1689
Curb Illegal Downloading on College Campuses Act of 2007 3/26/2007
bulletS.760
Four Corners Television Access Act of 2007 3/5/2007
bulletH.R. 1201
Freedom and Innovation Revitalizing U.S. Entrepreneurship Act of 2007 2/27/2007
bulletS.522
Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Act 2/7/2007
bulletH.R. 602
. . . to allow the secondary transmission to any subscriber in the State of Oklahoma of primary transmissions of local network stations in that State 1/22/2007
bulletS.258
A bill to clarify provisions relating to statutory copyright licenses for satellite carriers 1/11/2007
bulletS.256
Perform Act of 2007 1/11/2007
bulletS.124
Satellite and Cable Access Act of 2007 1/4/2007

 

2006
bulletH.R. 5553
Section 115 Reform Act of 2006 (6/8/2006)  
bulletH.R. 5439
Orphan Works Act of 2006 (5/22/2006)  
bulletH.R. 5361
Platform Equality and Remedies for Rights Holders in Music Act of 2006 (5/11/2006)  
bulletS. 2644
Platform Equality and Remedies for Rights Holders in Music Act of 2006 (4/25/2006)  
bulletS. RES. 438
Expressing the sense of Congress that institutions of higher education should adopt policies and educational programs on their campuses to help deter and eliminate illicit copyright... (4/7/2006)  
bulletH.CON. RES. 380
Expressing the sense of Congress that United States intellectual property rights must be protected globally (4/5/2006)  
bulletS.CON. RES. 87
Expressing the sense of Congress that United States intellectual property rights must be protected globally (4/5/2006)  
bulletH.R. 5055
To amend title 17, United States Code, to provide protection for fashion design (3/30/2006)  
bulletH.R. 4861
Audio Broadcast Flag Licensing Act of 2006

 

2005
bulletH.R. 4569 Digital Transition Content Security Act of 2005 (12/16/2005) 
bulletH.R. 4536 Benefit Authors without Limiting Advancement or Net Consumer Expectations (BALANCE) Act of 2005 (12/14/2005) 
bulletS. 1785 Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2005 (9/28/2005) 
bulletS. 1095 Protecting American Goods and Services Act of 2005 (5/20/2005) 
bulletH.R. 2408 Public Domain Enhancement Act (5/17/2005)
bulletH.R. 1201 Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act of 2005 (3/9/2005)
bullet H.R. 1037 Technical corrections relating to Statutory License for Satellite Carriers (3/2/2005)
bullet H.R. 1036 Technical corrections relating to copyright royalty judges (3/2/2005)
bullet H.R. 962 ...to allow faculty members at Department of Defense service academies... to secure copyrights for certain scholarly works... (2/17/2005) 
bulletS. 167 Family Entertainment and Copyright Act (1/25/2005) 
bulletH.R. 357 Family Entertainment and Copyright Act (1/25/2005) 
bulletH.R. 24 Preservation and Restoration of Orphan Works for Use in Scholarship and Education (PRO-USE) Act of 2005 (1/4/2005)

 

2004
bulletH.RES. 576 Urging the Government of the People's Republic of China to improve its protection of intellectual property rights, and for other purposes (3/24/2004)
bulletS. 2237 Protecting Intellectual Property Rights Against Theft and Expropriation Act of 2004 (3/25/2004)
bulletS. 2227 Anticounterfeiting Act of 2004 (3/23/2004)
bulletH.R. 3872 Consumer Access to Information Act of 2004 (3/02/2004)
bulletH.R. 3754 Fraudulent Online Identity Sanctions Act (2/03/2004)
bulletS. 2013 Satellite Home Viewer Extension Act of 2004 (1/21/2004)

 

2003
bulletS. 1932 ART Act (11/22/2003)
bulletS. 1933 Enhancing Federal Obscenity Reporting and Copyright Enforcement Act of 2003 (11/21/2003)
bulletH.R. 3632 Anti-counterfeiting Amendments of 2003 (11/21/2003)
bulletH.R. 3559 To amend title 10, United States Code, to allow faculty members at Department of Defense service academies and schools of professional military education to secure copyrights for certain scholarly works that they produce as part of their official duties in order to submit such works for publication, and for other purposes (11/20/2003)
bulletH.R. 3261 Database and Collections of Information Misappropriation Act  (10/8/2003)
bulletS. 1621 Consumers, Schools, and Libraries Digital Rights Management Awareness Act of 2003 (9/16/2003)
bulletH. R. 2752 Author, Consumer, and Computer Owner Protection and Security (ACCOPS) Act of 2003
bulletH. R. 2613  Public Access to Science Act
bulletH. R. 2601 Public Domain Enhancement Act
bulletH. R. 2517 Piracy Deterrence and Education Act of 2003
bulletH. R. 2344 Intellectual Property Protection Restoration Act of 2003
bulletS. 1191 Intellectual Property Protection Restoration Act of 2003
bulletH. R.  2255 To extend the suspension of certain payments to be made by noncommercial webcasters under sections 112 and 114 of title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes
bulletH. R. 1066 Benefit Authors without Limiting Advancement or Net Consumer Expectations (BALANCE) Act of 2003
bulletH.R. 107 Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act of 2003
bulletH.R.490 Instructional Materials Accessibility Act of 2003
bulletS. 692 Digital Consumer Right to Know Act
bulletH.R. 1417 Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act of 2003

 

2002
bulletS.J. RES 51 Consumer Technology Bill of Rights
bulletH.J.RES. 116 Consumer Technology Bill of Rights
bulletH.R. 5544 Digital Media Consumers' Rights Act of 2002
bulletH.R. 5522 Digital Choice and Freedom Act of 2002
bulletH.R. 5469 Small Webcaster Amendments Act of 2002
bulletH.R. 5285 Internet Radio Fairness Act
bulletH.R. 5211 Amendment to limit the liability of copyright owners for protecting their works on peer-to-peer networks
bulletH.R. 5057 Intellectual Property Protection Act of 2002
bulletH.R. 4643 Freelance Writers and Artists Protection Act of 2002
bulletS. 2395 Anticounterfeiting Amendments of 2002
bulletS. 2082 Playwrights Licensing Relief Act of 2002
bulletS. 2048 Consumer Broadband and Digital Television Promotion Act
bulletS. 2031 Intellectual Property Protection Restoration Act of 2002

 

2001 
bulletH.R. 3204 Intellectual Property Protection Restoration Act of 2001
bulletS. 1611 Intellectual Property Protection Restoration Act of 2001
bulletH.R. 2724 Music Online Competition Act of 2001
bulletH.R. 2100 Twenty-First Century Distance Learning Enhancement Act
bulletS. 487 Technology, Education And Copyright Harmonization Act Satellite Access to Local Stations Act
bulletH.R. 614 Copyright Technical Corrections Act of 2001
bulletS. 320 Intellectual Property and High Technology Technical Amendments Act of 2001
bulletH.R. 614 Copyright Technical Corrections Act of 2001
bulletS. 487 Technology, Education And Copyright Harmonization Act Satellite Access to
Local Stations Act

    Other IP and Internet Related Proposals:

bulletS. 630 CAN SPAM Act of 2001

 

2000
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H.R. 5106, the Copyright Technical Corrections Act of 2000

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H.R. 5275, Music Owners' Listening Rights Act of 2000

 

1999
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S. 1835 Intellectual Property Protection Restoration Act

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H.R. 1858 Consumer and Investor Access to Information Act of 1999

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H.R. 354 Collections of Information Antipiracy Act

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H.R. 1554 Satellite Copyright, Competition, and Consumer Protection Act 

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H.R. 1761 Copyright Damages Improvement Act 

Select Enacted Legislation

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Public Law 106-379, Work Made For Hire and Copyright Corrections Act of 2000

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Public Law 106-113, The Intellectual Property and Communications Omnibus Reform Act of 1999

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Public Law 106-160, Digital Theft Deterrence and Copyright Damages Improvement Act

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Public Law 106-44, Technical Corrections in title 17

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Public Law 105-304 The Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 

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Public Law 105-298 The Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998

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Public Law 105-147 No Electronic Theft (NET) Act

 
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US Copyright Laws 1783-Present

 

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