H.R.4615 - Playwrights Licensing Antitrust Initiative Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Coble, Howard [R-NC-6] (Introduced 06/18/2004)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||06/18/2004 Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.4615 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Playwrights Licensing Antitrust Initiative Act of 2004 - Provides that the antitrust laws shall not apply to: (1) any joint discussion, consideration, review, action, or agreement between or among playwrights for the express purpose of developing a standard form contract containing minimum terms of artistic protection and levels of compensation for playwrights or any joint or collective voluntary actions for the limited purposes of developing a standard form contract by playwrights or their representatives; and (2) any joint discussion, consideration, review, or action for the express purpose of reaching a collective agreement among playwrights adopting a standard form contract as the sole and exclusive means by which participating playwrights shall license their plays to producers.
Introduced in House (06/18/2004)
Makes a standard form of contract developed and implemented under this Act subject to amendment by individual playwrights and producers consistent with its terms.