As we hit the mid-year mark and the legislative days remaining on the Congressional calendar dwindle, it makes sense to revisit these bills with an eye toward what may or may not move forward in the coming weeks and months.In January, I made the bold prediction that the bill “most likely to move forward in 2018 is actually one that wasn’t introduced until the end of 2017,” called the Music Modernization Act (MMA).So here’s the rundown of other elements on the copyright page: Think of the copyright page as the place where the publisher tries to get all its work done, take care of legal and bibliographic necessities, before getting out of the way of the author.
In April, the Rules Committee was continuing to consider the bill when Senator Thad Cochran, who chaired the Senate Appropriations Committee, retired.
Credits for design, production, editing and illustration are also commonly listed on the copyright page.
Now I’d like to look at the all-important copyright page in a little more detail.
But now, with staff in place and several months to consider the bill, it appears that that S. Accordingly, time permitting, the Committee may act on the bill later this summer, and hopefully the full Senate can consider and pass the bill before the end of the year.
Another bill that received a lot of attention and support in 2018 is H. 3945, the Copyright Alternative in Small-Claims Enforcement (CASE) Act of 2017.