S.1923 - National Film Preservation Act of 2003108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT] (Introduced 11/21/2003)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||07/22/2004 Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.|
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Summary: S.1923 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (11/21/2003)
National Film Preservation Act of 2003 - Amends the National Film Preservation Act of 1996 to reauthorize appropriations to the Library of Congress for the National Film Preservation Board.
Directs the Librarian of Congress to: (1) coordinate the national film preservation program with other collection, preservation, and accessibility activities; and (2) the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center of the Library of Congress at Culpeper, Virginia, to ensure that preserved films included in the National Film Registry are stored in a proper manner, and disseminated to researchers, scholars, and the public as may be appropriate in accordance with U.S. copyright law and the terms of any agreements between the Librarian and persons who hold copyrights to such audiovisual works.
Directs the Board to review special projects submitted for its approval by the National Film Preservation Foundation.
National Film Preservation Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2003 - Amends specified Federal law to reauthorize appropriations to the Library of Congress for the National Film Preservation Foundation.
Allows the Foundation's board of directors to determine the location of its principal office.
Directs the Foundation to design and support cooperative film preservation and access initiatives, with the approval of the Librarian and the Board.