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Copyright Legislation

The Copyright Alliance compiles all copyright legislation presently pending before Congress or introduced in the past few Congresses. If you’re looking for a particular bill that’s not included in the table below, please let us know so we can add it.

How to use this tableTo find copyright legislation, select the appropriate Congress from the drop-down menu titled Congressional Session.  You can also filter using the Sort By drop down option. This allows you to organize the table by Bill name from A-Z or Z-A, or by the date introduced in either chronological order or reverse chronological order. Once you find the bill(s) you’re seeking, simply click on the bill number(s) to find a copy of the latest version.

Date Introduced
Bill Name
Bill #
Intro by:
Status
June 24, 2021
Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL) and Darrell Issa (R-CA)
May 5, 2021
Rep. Castor, Kathy [D-FL-14]
Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary
April 29, 2021
Sen. Heinrich, Martin (D-NM)
Referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
February 2, 2021
Sen. Tillis (R-NC)
Passed Senate without amendment by Unanimous Consent.
February 2, 2021
Rep. Jeffries (D-NY)
Referred to House Judiciary Committee
November 18, 2019
Rep. Nadler (D-NY)
House Judiciary Committee markup Nov. 20, 2019
November 7, 2019
Senators Thom Tillis (R-NC) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Representatives Martha Roby (R-AL-2) and Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY-8)
May 1, 2019
Senators John Kennedy (R-LA), Thom Tillis (R-NC), Dick Durbin (D-IL), and Mazie Hirono (D-HI)
May 1, 2019
Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Doug Collins (R-GA)
September 25, 2018
Sens. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and Patrick Leahy (D-VT)
Sept. 25, 2018 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
September 25, 2018
Reps. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Doug Collins (R-GA)
Sept. 25, 2018 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary
September 13, 2018
Rep. Mia Love (R-UT)
Sept. 13, 2018 - Referred to the House Committee on the Judiciary
July 26, 2018
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
July 26, 2018 - Referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
July 23, 2018
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA)
July 23, 2018 - Referred to the Committee on Energy and Commerce & the Committee on the Judiciary
July 18, 2018
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI)
July 18, 2018 - Referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation
May 23, 2018
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
May 23, 2018 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
May 10, 2018
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT)
June 28, 2018 - Reported out of SJC favorably with an amendment in the nature of a substitute
April 10, 2018
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA)
Apr. 25, 2018 - Passed in the House 415-0
March 22, 2018
Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-IA), Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Bob Corker (R-TN), and Kamala Harris (D-CA)
Mar. 22, 2018 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary