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Exactly five months after the original version passed the United States House of Representatives 415-0, and one week after the bill was unanimously approved by the Senate, today the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1551, the Music Modernization Act, under unanimous consent. The historic bill that updates…
WASHINGTON – The bipartisan Music Modernization Act, which includes several key reforms – including the CLASSICS Act – that update the country’s music licensing laws to reflect the modern day music business, unanimously passed the U.S. House of Representatives this afternoon. Below is a comment from Recording Industry Association…
WASHINGTON – The United States House Judiciary Committee voted unanimously today (32-0) to approve the new Music Modernization Act (H.R. 5447), legislation that would reform music licensing laws for the 21st century – including the long-overdue CLASSICS Act. Below is a comment from Chairman & CEO Cary Sherman…
Bill Slated For Committee Vote On Wednesday
More Than 300 Artists Pressing Members of Congress to Fix the “Pre-1972” Loophole for Music Pioneers Ahead of House Judiciary Committee Markup Next Week WASHINGTON, DC — An unprecedented coalition of music artists, supported by eight leading music organizations, continues to grow, with 89 additional musicians joining the call on…
Publishers, Labels, Songwriters, Artists and PROs Come Together To Support Key Music Bills
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Revenues from Latin music in the United States for the first half of 2017 were $115 million...
Today, 20+ music organizations encompassing the entire music community sent this  letter to U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer...