Determination of Rates and Terms for Public Broadcasting (PB III) 1, 256-257 [2015-33120]

Download as PDF 256 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 2 / Tuesday, January 5, 2016 / Notices by telephone at (202) 707–7658 or email at crb@loc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Act provides that the Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) commence a proceeding every fifth year to determine rates and terms for making and distributing phonorecords pursuant to the statutory license in 17 U.S.C. 115. 17 U.S.C. See 803(b)(1)(A)(i)(V); 804(b)(4). This notice commences the rate determination proceeding for the license period 2018–2022, inclusive. Petitions To Participate Parties with a significant interest in the outcome of the phonorecords royalty rate proceeding must file Petitions to Participate in accordance with § 351.1(b) of the Judges’ regulations. See 37 CFR 351.1(b). Parties must send the $150 filing fee with each Petition to Participate. The Copyright Royalty Board will not accept payment by cash. Parties must pay the filing fee with a check or money order made payable to the ‘‘Copyright Royalty Board.’’ If a check received in payment of the filing fee is returned for lack of sufficient funds, the Judges will dismiss the corresponding Petition to Participate. Only attorneys admitted to the bar in one or more states or the District of Columbia and members in good standing will be allowed to represent parties before the Judges. Only an individual may represent herself or himself and appear without legal counsel. 37 CFR 350.2. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES How To Submit Petitions To Participate Any party wishing to participate in the proceeding to determine phonorecord royalty rates for 2018 through 2022 must submit to the Copyright Royalty Board the filing fee (US $150), an original (paper) Petition to Participate, five paper copies, and an electronic copy on a CD or other portable memory device in Portable Document Format (PDF) that contains searchable, accessible text (not a scanned image of text). Participants should conform all filed electronic documents to the Judges’ Guidelines for Electronic Documents posted on the Copyright Royalty Board Web site at www.loc.gov/crb/docs/Guidelinesfor_ Electronic_Documents.pdf. Participants shall deliver Petitions to Participate to only one of the following addresses. U.S. mail: Copyright Royalty Board, P.O. Box 70977, Washington, DC 20024– 0977; or Overnight service (only USPS Express Mail is acceptable): Copyright Royalty Board, P.O. Box 70977, Washington, DC 20024–0977; or VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Jan 04, 2016 Jkt 238001 Commercial courier: Address package to: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building, LM–403, 101 Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20559– 6000. Deliver to: Congressional Courier Acceptance Site, 2nd Street NE. and D Street NE., Washington, DC; or Hand delivery: Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building, LM– 401, 101 Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20559–6000. Dated: December 29, 2015. Suzanne M. Barnett, Chief Copyright Royalty Judge. [FR Doc. 2015–33118 Filed 1–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–72–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Copyright Royalty Board [Docket No. 16–CRB–0002–PBR (2018– 2022)] Determination of Rates and Terms for Public Broadcasting (PB III) 1 Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress. ACTION: Notice announcing commencement of proceeding with request for Petitions to Participate. AGENCY: The Copyright Royalty Judges announce commencement of a proceeding to determine reasonable rates and terms for the use of certain copyrighted works by public broadcasting entities 2 for the period beginning January 1, 2018, and ending December 31, 2022. The Copyright Royalty Judges also announce the date by which a party wishing to participate in the rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee. DATES: Petitions to Participate and the filing fee are due no later than February 4, 2016. ADDRESSES: This notice and request is also posted on the agency’s Web site (www.loc.gov/crb) and on Regulations.gov (www.regulations.gov). Parties who plan to participate should see How to Submit Petitions to Participate in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for physical addresses and further instructions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LaKeshia Keys, CRB Program Specialist, SUMMARY: 1 The case name for this proceeding differs in format from the prior two proceedings for this license. The prior names used ‘‘noncommercial educational broadcasting’’ and related acronyms. ‘‘Public broadcasting’’ is more accurate. 2 ‘‘Public broadcasting entity’’ is defined in 17 U.S.C. 118(f). PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 by telephone at (202) 707–7658 or email at crb@loc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Act provides that the Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) commence a proceeding every fifth year to determine rates and terms for the reproduction, distribution, performance or display of certain works by public broadcasting entities (as defined in 17 U.S.C. 118(f)) in the course of the activities described in 17 U.S.C. 118(c). 17 U.S.C. 803(b)(1)(A)(i)(V); see also 804(b)(6). This notice commences the rate determination proceeding for the license period 2018–2022, inclusive. Petitions To Participate Parties with a significant interest in the outcome of this royalty rate proceeding must file Petitions to Participate in accordance with 351.1(b) of the Judges’ regulations. See 37 CFR 351.1(b). Parties must send the $150 filing fee with each Petition to Participate. The Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) will not accept payment by cash; therefore, parties must pay the filing fee with a check or money order made payable to the ‘‘Copyright Royalty Board.’’ If a check received in payment of the filing fee is returned for lack of sufficient funds, the Judges will dismiss the corresponding Petition to Participate. Only attorneys who are admitted to the bar in one or more states or the District of Columbia and are members in good standing will be allowed to represent parties before the Judges. Only an individual may represent herself or himself and appear without legal counsel. 37 CFR 350.2. How To Submit Petitions To Participate Any party wishing to participate in the proceeding to determine cable royalty rates for 2015 through 2019 must submit to the Copyright Royalty Board the filing fee (US $150), an original (paper) Petition to Participate, five paper copies, and an electronic copy on a CD or other portable memory device in Portable Document Format (PDF) that contains searchable, accessible text (not a scanned image of text). Participants should conform all filed electronic documents to the Judges’ Guidelines for Electronic Documents posted on the Copyright Royalty Board Web site at www.loc.gov/crb/docs/Guidelinesfor_ Electronic_Documents.pdf. Participants shall deliver Petitions to Participate to only one of the following addresses. U.S. mail: Copyright Royalty Board, P.O. Box 70977, Washington, DC 20024– 0977; or Overnight service (only USPS Express Mail is acceptable): Copyright Royalty E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 2 / Tuesday, January 5, 2016 / Notices Dated: December 29, 2015. Suzanne M. Barnett, Chief Copyright Royalty Judge. [FR Doc. 2015–33120 Filed 1–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–72–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2015–0288] Biweekly Notice; Applications and Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses Involving No Significant Hazards Considerations Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Biweekly notice. Pursuant to Section 189a.(2) of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended (the Act), the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is publishing this regular biweekly notice. The Act requires the Commission to publish notice of any amendments issued, or proposed to be issued, and grants the Commission the authority to issue and make immediately effective any amendment to an operating license or combined license, as applicable, upon a determination by the Commission that such amendment involves no significant hazards consideration, notwithstanding the pendency before the Commission of a request for a hearing from any person. This biweekly notice includes all notices of amendments issued, or proposed to be issued from December 8, 2015, to December 21, 2015. The last biweekly notice was published on December 22, 2015. DATES: Comments must be filed by February 4, 2016. A request for a hearing must be filed March 7, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods (unless this document describes a different method for submitting comments on a specific subject): asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 18:43 Jan 04, 2016 Jkt 238001 The NRC cautions you not to include identifying or contact information that you do not want to be publicly disclosed in your comment submission. The NRC posts all comment submissions at http:// www.regulations.gov, as well as entering the comment submissions into ADAMS. The NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove identifying or contact information. If you are requesting or aggregating comments from other persons for submission to the NRC, then you should inform those persons not to include identifying or contact information that they do not want to be publicly disclosed in their comment submission. Your request should state that the NRC does not routinely edit comment submissions to remove such information before making the comment submissions available to the public or entering the comment submissions into ADAMS. II. Notice of Consideration of Issuance of Amendments to Facility Operating Licenses and Combined Licenses and Proposed No Significant Hazards Consideration Determination The Commission has made a proposed determination that the following amendment requests involve no significant hazards consideration. Under the Commission’s regulations in § 50.92 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), this means that operation of the facility in accordance with the proposed amendment would not (1) involve a significant increase in the probability or consequences of an accident previously evaluated, (2) create the possibility of a new or different kind of accident from any accident previously evaluated, or (3) involve a significant reduction in a margin of safety. The basis for this proposed determination for each amendment request is shown below. The Commission is seeking public comments on this proposed determination. Any comments received within 30 days after the date of publication of this notice will be considered in making any final determination. Normally, the Commission will not issue the amendment until the expiration of 60 days after the date of publication of this notice. The Commission may issue the license amendment before expiration of the 60day period provided that its final determination is that the amendment involves no significant hazards consideration. In addition, the Commission may issue the amendment prior to the expiration of the 30-day A. Obtaining Information AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2015–0288. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–415–3463; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. • Mail comments to: Cindy Bladey, Office of Administration, Mail Stop: OWFN–12–H08, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. For additional direction on obtaining information and submitting comments, see ‘‘Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments’’ in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mable Henderson, Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulation, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001; telephone: 301–415– 3760, email: Mable.Henderson@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Obtaining Information and Submitting Comments Board, P.O. Box 70977, Washington, DC 20024–0977; or Commercial courier: Address package to: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building, LM–403, 101 Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20559– 6000. Deliver to: Congressional Courier Acceptance Site, 2nd Street NE. and D Street NE., Washington, DC; or Hand delivery: Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building, LM– 401, 101 Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20559–6000. SUMMARY: 257 Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2015– 0288 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information for this action. You may obtain publiclyavailable information related to this action by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2015–0288. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publiclyavailable documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. To begin the search, select ‘‘ADAMS Public Documents’’ and then select ‘‘Begin Web-based ADAMS Search.’’ For problems with ADAMS, please contact the NRC’s Public Document Room (PDR) reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301–415–4737, or by email to pdr.resource@nrc.gov. The ADAMS accession number for each document referenced (if it is available in ADAMS) is provided the first time that it is mentioned in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document. • NRC’s PDR: You may examine and purchase copies of public documents at the NRC’s PDR, Room O1–F21, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland 20852. B. Submitting Comments Please include Docket ID NRC–2015– 0288, facility name, unit number(s), application date, and subject in your comment submission. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 2 (Tuesday, January 5, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 256-257]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-33120]


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Royalty Board

[Docket No. 16-CRB-0002-PBR (2018-2022)]


Determination of Rates and Terms for Public Broadcasting (PB III) 
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    \1\ The case name for this proceeding differs in format from the 
prior two proceedings for this license. The prior names used 
``noncommercial educational broadcasting'' and related acronyms. 
``Public broadcasting'' is more accurate.
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AGENCY: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress.

ACTION: Notice announcing commencement of proceeding with request for 
Petitions to Participate.

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SUMMARY: The Copyright Royalty Judges announce commencement of a 
proceeding to determine reasonable rates and terms for the use of 
certain copyrighted works by public broadcasting entities \2\ for the 
period beginning January 1, 2018, and ending December 31, 2022. The 
Copyright Royalty Judges also announce the date by which a party 
wishing to participate in the rate determination proceeding must file 
its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
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    \2\ ``Public broadcasting entity'' is defined in 17 U.S.C. 
118(f).

DATES: Petitions to Participate and the filing fee are due no later 
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than February 4, 2016.

ADDRESSES: This notice and request is also posted on the agency's Web 
site (www.loc.gov/crb) and on Regulations.gov (www.regulations.gov). 
Parties who plan to participate should see How to Submit Petitions to 
Participate in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for physical 
addresses and further instructions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LaKeshia Keys, CRB Program Specialist, 
by telephone at (202) 707-7658 or email at crb@loc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Act provides that the 
Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) commence a proceeding every fifth 
year to determine rates and terms for the reproduction, distribution, 
performance or display of certain works by public broadcasting entities 
(as defined in 17 U.S.C. 118(f)) in the course of the activities 
described in 17 U.S.C. 118(c). 17 U.S.C. 803(b)(1)(A)(i)(V); see also 
804(b)(6). This notice commences the rate determination proceeding for 
the license period 2018-2022, inclusive.

Petitions To Participate

    Parties with a significant interest in the outcome of this royalty 
rate proceeding must file Petitions to Participate in accordance with 
351.1(b) of the Judges' regulations. See 37 CFR 351.1(b). Parties must 
send the $150 filing fee with each Petition to Participate. The 
Copyright Royalty Board (CRB) will not accept payment by cash; 
therefore, parties must pay the filing fee with a check or money order 
made payable to the ``Copyright Royalty Board.'' If a check received in 
payment of the filing fee is returned for lack of sufficient funds, the 
Judges will dismiss the corresponding Petition to Participate.
    Only attorneys who are admitted to the bar in one or more states or 
the District of Columbia and are members in good standing will be 
allowed to represent parties before the Judges. Only an individual may 
represent herself or himself and appear without legal counsel. 37 CFR 
350.2.

How To Submit Petitions To Participate

    Any party wishing to participate in the proceeding to determine 
cable royalty rates for 2015 through 2019 must submit to the Copyright 
Royalty Board the filing fee (US $150), an original (paper) Petition to 
Participate, five paper copies, and an electronic copy on a CD or other 
portable memory device in Portable Document Format (PDF) that contains 
searchable, accessible text (not a scanned image of text). Participants 
should conform all filed electronic documents to the Judges' Guidelines 
for Electronic Documents posted on the Copyright Royalty Board Web site 
at www.loc.gov/crb/docs/Guidelinesfor_Electronic_Documents.pdf. 
Participants shall deliver Petitions to Participate to only one of the 
following addresses.
    U.S. mail: Copyright Royalty Board, P.O. Box 70977, Washington, DC 
20024-0977; or
    Overnight service (only USPS Express Mail is acceptable): Copyright 
Royalty

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Board, P.O. Box 70977, Washington, DC 20024-0977; or
    Commercial courier: Address package to: Copyright Royalty Board, 
Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building, LM-403, 101 
Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20559-6000. Deliver to: 
Congressional Courier Acceptance Site, 2nd Street NE. and D Street NE., 
Washington, DC; or
    Hand delivery: Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial 
Building, LM-401, 101 Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20559-
6000.

    Dated: December 29, 2015.
Suzanne M. Barnett,
Chief Copyright Royalty Judge.
[FR Doc. 2015-33120 Filed 1-4-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 1410-72-P