Congressman Steve Knight (R-CA-25) (@SteveKnight25) has joined lead sponsor Congressman Doug Collins (R-GA-9) (@RepDougCollins) in support of H.R.1283, the Songwriter Equity Act of 2015. The bill, which was introduced by Congressman Collins in March of 2015, continues to gain support on Capitol Hill, and Congressman Knight’s cosponsorship is welcome news to BMI affiliates in California and across the country. Congressman Knight serves on the House Armed Services and Small Business Committees. He also sits on the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, where he serves as Vice Chairman of the Energy Subcommittee.
If passed, the SEA will protect the rights and royalties of music creators, making it vitally important that Members of Congress hear from their constituents in their home states so that they speak up on your behalf. If you have not already done so, please make your voice heard by contacting your Congressional Representative and Senators via BMI’s online SEA tool at www.bmi.com/advocacy. Tweet your thanks to Representative Knight at @SteveKnight25.