Source: USPTO [PDF]
quote: allowing for one extension
quote: The Copyright Act of 1831 was the first general revision to United States copyright law. The bill is largely the result of lobbying efforts by American lexicographer Noah Webster.The key changes in the Act included:Extension of the original copyright term from 14 years to 28 years, with an option to renew the copyright for another 14 yearsAddition of musical compositions to the list of statutorily protected works (though this protection only extended to reproductions of compositions in printed form; the public performance right was not recognized until later)Extension of the statute of limitations on copyright actions from one year to twoChanges in copyright formality requirements
quote: that's part of a broader 122-page report
quote: The Task Force repeats the Administration’s prior call for Congress to e nact legislation adopting the same range of penalties for criminal streaming of copyrighte d works to the public as now exist s for criminal reproduction and distribution
quote: "The taskforces has looked into the matter of copyright and promises to do so further, possibly with other people".