May 22, 2018

Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Bill (S. 2559) Passes U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee 20-0, Next to Full Senate

The U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary unanimously passed the Marrakesh Treaty Implementation Act (S. 2559) today during an executive meeting. The bill now moves to the full Senate.

For the Record

You can watch the vote here (begins at approx. 57:25).

This Senate Judiciary Committee document show results of the vote.


Copyright Alliance

We will update this month with more statements and reactions as they become available.

See Also: VIDEO: U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Holds Hearing on Ratification of Marrakesh Treaty (March 10, 2018)

See Also: Read/Track the Legislation (via

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