A California law, the only of its kind in the country, entitled visual artists to resale royalties. A court found it conflicted with U.S. copyright law.

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    A California law, the only of its kind in the country, entitled visual artists to resale royalties. A court found it conflicted with U.S. copyright law. A court found it conflicted with U.S. copyright law.
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  • California Tried to Give Artists a Cut. Then the Judges ...
    A California law, the only of its kind in the country, entitled visual artists to resale royalties. A court found it conflicted with U.S. copyright law.
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    Under the state law, a seller was supposed to seek out the artist, but if the artist couldn’t be traced, the seller was to give the royalties to the California Arts Council. That council then distributed them. If it couldn’t find the artist in 90 days, it was to use the money to fund art for public buildings.
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