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Passed House without amendment (06/09/2008)

(This measure has not been amended since it was introduced. The summary has been expanded because action occurred on the measure.)

Honors the life and contributions of Otha Ellas "Bo Diddley" Bates, a rock and roll pioneer and blues guitarist and extends condolences to his family on his death.

Recommits the House of Representatives to ensuring that musical artists such as Bo Diddley receive fair protection under the copyright laws for their contributions to American culture.