Text: H.R.5136 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/23/2004)


108th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5136

To amend section 108 of title 17, United States Code, relating to reproduction of works by libraries and archives.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
September 23, 2004

Mr. Berman (for himself, Ms. Lofgren, and Mr. Smith of Texas) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To amend section 108 of title 17, United States Code, relating to reproduction of works by libraries and archives.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Preservation of Orphan Works Act”.

SEC. 2. Reproduction of copyrighted works by libraries and archives.

Section 108(i) of title 17, United States Code, is amended by striking “(b) and (c)” and inserting “(b), (c), and (h)”.