Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act
Bill Number: S-505
Public Law Number: 105-298
Enacted - Signed by the President
Once the president signs a bill, it becomes a law.
An act to amend the provisions of title 17, United States Code, with respect to the duration of copyright, and for other purposes.
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What does this bill do?
This bill extended the previous duration of copyright protections for published works.
For example, the copyright protection for most works was extended from 50 years after the author's death to 70 years after his or her death.
You can find more details about this bill at GovTrack.us.