H.R. 2180  "On-Line Copyright Liability Limitation Act"

Official title: "A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to provide limitations on copyright liability relating to material on line, and for other purposes."

Introduced by Representative Coble on 07/17/97

  • Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary -- 07/17/97
  • Referred to Subcommittee on Courts and Intellectual Property -- 07/21/97
  • Subcommittee Hearings Held -- 09/16/97 and 9/17/97
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Hearings: (written statements) before House Courts and Intellectual Property Subcommittee - September 16-17, 1997.
 

Statement of Robert Oakley (Executive Summary) on behalf of library, educational and scholarly associations.

Testimony of Library and Education Associations re: OSP Liability Issues before Senate Judiciary Committee - 9/4/97

 

H.R. 2180 was re-introduced as H.R. 3209 by Representative Coble on 02/12/98

H.R. 3209 "On-Line Copyright Liability Limitation Act"

Official title: "A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to limit liability for copyright infringement for on-line material."

Introduced by Representative Coble on 02/12/98

  • Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary -- 2/12/98
  • Included in H.R. 2281, The Digital Millennium Copyright Act -- 04/01/98
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Letters to Congress:

Letter to House and Senate from a number of library organizations -- 03/30/98

NO FURTHER ACTION

 

 

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