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2006 Senate Bill 1125: Regulate use of music group names

Public Act 508 of 2006

Introduced by Sen. Martha G. Scott (D) on March 9, 2006
To prohibit the unauthorized use of the name of a recording music group by a performing music group, unless at least one band member belonged to the original group, and certain other specified conditions are met.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 9, 2006
Reported in the Senate on June 7, 2006
With the recommendation that the bill pass.
Amendment offered in the Senate on June 8, 2006
To clarify that a "tribute" group still could not use the original group's name.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the Senate on June 8, 2006
Passed 37 to 0 in the Senate on June 13, 2006.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To prohibit the unauthorized use of the name of a recording music group by a performing music group, unless at least one band member belonged to the original group, and certain other specified conditions are met.
Received in the House on June 13, 2006
Referred to the House Commerce Committee on June 13, 2006
Reported in the House on December 5, 2006
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Passed 103 to 5 in the House on December 13, 2006.
    See Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No".
(same description)
To prohibit the unauthorized use of the name of a recording music group by a performing music group, unless at least one band member belonged to the original group, and certain other specified conditions are met.
Signed by Gov. Jennifer Granholm on December 28, 2006

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