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Titles (9)

Popular Titles

FMA bill (Family Movie Act of 2005) (Identified by CRS)

Short Titles

Short Titles - House of Representatives

Short Titles as Introduced

Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005

Short Titles as Introduced for portions of this bill
  • ART Act
  • Artists' Rights and Theft Prevention Act of 2005
  • Family Movie Act of 2005
  • National Film Preservation Act of 2005
  • National Film Preservation Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2005
  • Preservation of Orphan Works Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To provide for the protection of intellectual property rights, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date
01/25/2005 Introduced in House

All Actions (5)

Date
03/02/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property.
Action By: Committee on the Judiciary
01/25/2005 Referred to House Administration
Action By: House of Representatives
01/25/2005 Referred to House Judiciary
Action By: House of Representatives
01/25/2005 Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and in addition to the Committee on House Administration, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
Action By: House of Representatives
01/25/2005 Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (7)


Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
House Judiciary01/25/2005 Referred to
House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property03/02/2005 Referred to
House Administration01/25/2005 Referred to

Related Bills (1)

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Subjects (53)

  • Administrative fees
  • Administrative procedure
  • Administrative remedies
  • Archives
  • Authorization
  • Computer crimes
  • Computer software
  • Congressional agencies
  • Consumer education
  • Copyright
  • Detention of persons
  • Evidence (Law)
  • Federal libraries
  • Fines (Penalties)
  • Forfeiture
  • Foundations
  • Fraud
  • Government paperwork
  • Government publicity
  • History
  • Intellectual property
  • Internet
  • Inventions
  • Liability (Law)
  • Libraries
  • Library of Congress
  • Motion pictures
  • Music
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Patents
  • Product counterfeiting
  • Recidivists
  • Sentences (Criminal procedure)
  • Sentencing guidelines
  • Signs and symbols
  • Sound recording and reproducing
  • State laws
  • Technological innovations
  • Television programs
  • Trademarks
  • U.S. Sentencing Commission
  • Victims of crimes
  • Video tape recording
  • Virginia

Latest Summary (1)

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Introduced in House (01/25/2005)

Family Entertainment and Copyright Act of 2005 -Artists' Rights and Theft Prevention Act of 2005 or (ART Act) - Amends the Federal criminal code to prohibit the unauthorized, knowing use of a video camera or similar device to transmit or make a copy of a copyrighted audiovisual work from a performance in a movie theater.

Establishes criminal penalties for willful copyright infringement by knowingly making a computer program, musical work, motion picture, or sound recording being prepared for commercial distribution available to the public on a computer network.

Family Movie Act of 2005 - Exempts from copyright and trademark infringement, under certain circumstances: (1) making limited portions of the audio or video content of a motion picture for private home viewing imperceptible; or (2) the creation of technology that enables such editing.

National Film Preservation Act of 2005 - Amends the National Film Preservation Act of 1996 to direct the Librarian of Congress to carry out preservation activities, including generating public awareness of the National Film Registry, updating the national film preservation program with technological advances, and utilizing the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center to ensure that Registry films are properly stored and disseminated in accordance with copyright law and any relevant agreements. Reauthorizes film preservation provisions.

National Film Preservation Foundation Reauthorization Act of 2005 - Allows the Foundation's board of directors to determine the location of its principal office. Authorizes appropriations to the Library of Congress for the Foundation.

Preservation of Orphan Works Act - Provides that the limitation on reproduction and distribution of copyrighted works does not apply to the authority of libraries or archives, during the last 20 years of copyright, to reproduce, distribute, display, or perform in facsimile or digital form a copy or phonorecord of published works for preservation, scholarship, or research under certain conditions.