S.698 - Syndicated Television Music Copyright Reform Act of 1987100th Congress (1987-1988)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Thurmond, Strom [R-SC] (Introduced 03/10/1987)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||11/10/1987 Subcommittee on Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.698 — 100th Congress (1987-1988)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/10/1987)
Syndicated Television Music Copyright Reform Act of 1987 - Amends the copyright law to require that any conveyance of performance rights in an audiovisual work to nonnetwork commercial television include the right to perform in synchronization any accompanying copyrighted music.
Entitles the music copyright holder to an interest in any compensation received for the audiovisual work performance rights.