House Bill 704
117th Congress(2021-2022)
ARTS Act
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Passed House on Jun 23, 2021
Overview
Text
Introduced
Feb 2, 2021
Latest Action
Jun 24, 2021
Origin Chamber
House
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
704
Congress
117
Policy Area
Commerce
Commerce
Primary focus of measure is business investment, development, regulation; small business; consumer affairs; competition and restrictive trade practices; manufacturing, distribution, retail; marketing; intellectual property. Measures concerning international competitiveness and restrictions on imports and exports may fall under Foreign Trade and International Finance policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
New York
California
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Passed
June 23, 2021
Type
Voice Vote
Voice Vote
A vote in which the presiding officer states the question, then asks those in favor and against to say "Yea" or "Nay," respectively, and announces the result according to his or her judgment. The names or numbers of senators voting on each side are not recorded.
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 11 of H. Res. 486, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 482; H.R. 704; H.R. 961, as amended; H.R. 1314; H.R. 2571, as amended; H.R. 2679, as amended; H.R. 2694; H.R. 2922, as amended; H.R. 3182; H.R. 3239; H.R. 3241, as amended; H.R. 3723; H.R. 3752; H.R. 3841; S. 409; and S. 1340.(consideration: CR H3026-3052; text: CR H3027)
Summary

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.

Text (3)
June 23, 2021
February 2, 2021
Actions (13)
06/24/2021
Received in the Senate. Read twice. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 82.
06/23/2021
Pursuant to section 11 of H. Res. 486, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 482; H.R. 704; H.R. 961, as amended; H.R. 1314; H.R. 2571, as amended; H.R. 2679, as amended; H.R. 2694; H.R. 2922, as amended; H.R. 3182; H.R. 3239; H.R. 3241, as amended; H.R. 3723; H.R. 3752; H.R. 3841; S. 409; and S. 1340. (consideration: CR H3026-3052; text: CR H3027)
06/23/2021
Passed/agreed to in House: Pursuant to section 11 of H. Res. 486, and the motion offered by Mr. McGovern, the following bills passed under suspension of the rules: H.R. 482; H.R. 704; H.R. 961, as amended; H.R. 1314; H.R. 2571, as amended; H.R. 2679, as amended; H.R. 2694; H.R. 2922, as amended; H.R. 3182; H.R. 3239; H.R. 3241, as amended; H.R. 3723; H.R. 3752; H.R. 3841; S. 409; and S. 1340.(consideration: CR H3026-3052; text: CR H3027)
06/23/2021
Pursuant to the provisions of H. Res. 486, proceedings on H.R. 704 are considered vacated.
06/22/2021
At the conclusion of debate, the Yeas and Nays were demanded and ordered. Pursuant to the provisions of clause 8, rule XX, the Chair announced that further proceedings on the motion would be postponed.
06/22/2021
DEBATE - The House proceeded with forty minutes of debate on H.R. 704.
06/22/2021
Considered under suspension of the rules. (consideration: CR H2980-2982; text: CR H2980-2981)
06/22/2021
Mr. Nadler moved to suspend the rules and pass the bill.
04/20/2021
Committee Consideration and Mark-up Session Held.
04/19/2021
Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet Discharged.
03/22/2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet.
02/02/2021
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary.
02/02/2021
Introduced in House
Public Record
Record Created
Feb 3, 2021 8:12:10 AM
Record Updated
Aug 18, 2021 7:36:54 AM