Music Licensing Bill Faces Senate Threat

A music licensing reform amendment, attached to a copyright term extension bill, which passed the House on March 25, scoring an important victory for the meetings and trade show industry, now faces a threat from the Senate.

Secretary of Commerce William Daley said that if the bill does pass the Senate, he will recommend that the president veto it. Another obstacle is that the bill will probably first go through the Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by Orrin Hatch (R-Utah), who stron

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