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PUBLIC LAW 100-000—MMMM. DD, 1988

PUBLIC LAW 100-568—OCT. 31, 1988

102 STAT. 2861

S E C 13. EFFECTIVE DATE; EFFECT ON PENDING CASES.

(a) EFFECTIVE DATE.—This Act and the amendments made by this Act take effect on the date on which the Berne Convention (as defined in section 101 of title 17, United States Code) enters into force with respect to the United States. 0)) EFFECT ON PENDING CASES.—Any cause of action arising under title 17, United States Code, before the effective date of this Act shall be governed by the provisions of such title as in effect when the cause of action arose. Approved October 31, 1988.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY—H.R. 4262 (S. 1301): HOUSE REPORTS: No. 100-609 (Comm. on the Judiciary). SENATE REPORTS: No. 100-352 accompanying S. 1301 (Comm. on the Judiciary). CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 134 (1988): May 10, considered and passed House. Oct. 5, S. 1301 considered and passed Senate; proceedings vacated and H.R. 4262, amended, passed in lieu. Oct. 12, House concurred in Senate amendment. WEEKLY COMPILATION OF PRESIDENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Vol. 24 (1988): Oct. 81, Presidential remarks.

17 USC 101 note.