2016 US Code
Title 17 - Copyrights
Chapter 7 - Copyright Office
Sec. 705 - Copyright Office records: Preparation, maintenance, public inspection, and searching

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Citation 17 U.S.C. § 705 (2016)
Section Name §705. Copyright Office records: Preparation, maintenance, public inspection, and searching
Section Text

(a) The Register of Copyrights shall ensure that records of deposits, registrations, recordations, and other actions taken under this title are maintained, and that indexes of such records are prepared.

(b) Such records and indexes, as well as the articles deposited in connection with completed copyright registrations and retained under the control of the Copyright Office, shall be open to public inspection.

(c) Upon request and payment of the fee specified by section 708, the Copyright Office shall make a search of its public records, indexes, and deposits, and shall furnish a report of the information they disclose with respect to any particular deposits, registrations, or recorded documents.

Source Credit

(Pub. L. 94–553, title I, §101, Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2592; Pub. L. 106–379, §3(a)(2), Oct. 27, 2000, 114 Stat. 1445.)

Editorial Notes AMENDMENTS

2000—Subsec. (a). Pub. L. 106–379 amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: "The Register of Copyrights shall provide and keep in the Copyright Office records of all deposits, registrations, recordations, and other actions taken under this title, and shall prepare indexes of all such records."

Publication Title United States Code, 2012 Edition, Supplement 4, Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS
Category Bills and Statutes
Collection United States Code
SuDoc Class Number Y 1.2/5:
Contained Within Title 17 - COPYRIGHTS
CHAPTER 7 - COPYRIGHT OFFICE
Sec. 705 - Copyright Office records: Preparation, maintenance, public inspection, and searching
Contains section 705
Date 2016
Laws In Effect As Of Date January 6, 2017
Positive Law Yes
Disposition standard
Statutes at Large References 90 Stat. 2592
114 Stat. 1445
Public Law References Public Law 94-553, Public Law 106-379
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