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Titles (5)

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Short Titles - Senate

Short Titles as Passed Senate

ARTS Act
Artistic Recognition for Talented Students Act

Short Titles as Introduced

ARTS Act
Artistic Recognition for Talented Students Act

Official Titles

Official Titles - Senate

Official Titles as Introduced

A bill to amend title 17, United States Code, to require the Register of Copyrights to waive fees for filing an application for registration of a copyright claim in certain circumstances, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (3)

Date Actions Overview
12/16/2019Passed/agreed to in Senate: Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
12/16/2019Senate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent.(consideration: CR S7058; text: CR S7058)
11/07/2019Introduced in Senate

All Actions (6)

Date Chamber All Actions
12/17/2019HouseReferred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
12/17/2019SenateMessage on Senate action sent to the House.
12/17/2019-2:07pmHouseReceived in the House.
12/16/2019SenatePassed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
12/16/2019SenateSenate Committee on the Judiciary discharged by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7058; text: CR S7058)
11/07/2019SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

Cosponsors (1)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Leahy, Patrick J. [D-VT]* 11/07/2019

Committees (2)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Reports
Senate Judiciary11/07/2019 Referred to
12/16/2019 Discharged from
House Judiciary12/17/2019 Referred to

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Latest Summary (2)

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Passed Senate (12/16/2019)

Artistic Recognition for Talented Students Act or the ARTS Act

This bill directs the Copyright Office to waive various copyright registration-related fees for works that win certain competitions sponsored by the Congressional Institute or established by Congress. To qualify for the fee waiver, the copyright registration application must be filed within a specified time frame, but the Copyright Office may waive fees for a qualifying work even if the application is filed outside the time frame.