Copyright Alliance Commends House on Passing the Hatch Goodlatte Music Modernization ActSeptember 26, 2018
Copyright Alliance Commends House on Passing the Hatch Goodlatte Music Modernization Act
Washington, D.C. — In a statement issued this evening, the Copyright Alliance commended the House for passing the Hatch Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (H.R. 1551) by a voice vote.
According to CEO Keith Kupferschmid, “The Copyright AllianceÊthanks andÊcommends the House for passing the Hatch Goodlatte Music Modernization Act, legislation that is absolutely critical to helping support music creators across the country.
“Today’s actions by the House continue to demonstrate the tremendous bipartisan, bicameral support for this bill following the Senate’s unanimous vote earlier this month. The bill continues to enjoy unprecedented support from the music and tech industries, as well as from hundreds of thousands of creators and countless friends of the creative community across the U.S., as it brings music copyright law into the digital age.
“The bill will result in the most significant improvement of music copyright law in more than a generation, making it easier for creators across the music industry to earn a fair living through their creativity.
“We now look forward to this legislation being signed into law by the President.”
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The Copyright Alliance is a non-profit, non-partisan public interest and educational organization representing the copyright interests of over 1.8 million individual creators and over 13,000 organizations in the United States, across the spectrum of copyright disciplines. The Copyright Alliance is dedicated to advocating policies that promote and preserve the value of copyright, and to protecting the rights of creators and innovators. For more information, please visit www.copyrightalliance.org.