Summary: H.R.3158 — 101st Congress (1989-1990)All Information (Except Text)

There is one summary for H.R.3158. Bill summaries are authored by CRS.

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Introduced in House (08/04/1989)

Amends Federal copyright law to permit the unlicensed viewing of videos in a hospital, hospice, nursing home, or other group home providing health care if the institution: (1) provides long-term health care services to individuals on a regular basis; and (2) serves as a temporary or permanent home for such individuals. Prohibits such institutions from levying a direct charge for the video viewing, and from transmitting such video viewing via closed-circuit television or other means.