Determination of Royalty Rates and Terms for Making Ephemeral Copies of Sound Recordings for Transmission to Business Establishments (Business Establishments III), 143-144 [2016-31685]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 1 / Tuesday, January 3, 2017 / Notices with either or both of these definitions, please explain why and provide alternative definitions. Authority: This proceeding is being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.61 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: December 22, 2016. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–31464 Filed 12–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P JUDICIAL CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES Hearings of the Judicial Conference Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure Advisory Committee on the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure, Judicial Conference of the United States. ACTION: Notice of cancellation of public hearing. AGENCY: The following public hearing on proposed amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptdcy Procedure has been canceled: Bankruptcy Rules Hearing on January 24, 2017, in Pasadena, California. Announcement for this meeting was previously published in 81 FR 52713. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca A. Womeldorf, Rules Committee Secretary, Rules Committee Support Office, Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington, DC 20544, telephone (202) 502–1820. SUMMARY: Dated: December 28, 2016. Rebecca A. Womeldorf, Rules Committee Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–31783 Filed 12–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–55–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Copyright Royalty Board sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. 17–CRB–0001–BER (2019– 2023)] Determination of Royalty Rates and Terms for Making Ephemeral Copies of Sound Recordings for Transmission to Business Establishments (Business Establishments III) Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress. ACTION: Notice announcing commencement of proceeding with request for Petitions to Participate. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:14 Dec 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) announce commencement of a proceeding 1 to determine reasonable royalty rates and terms for the recording of ephemeral copies of sound recordings pursuant to 17 U.S.C. 112(e)(1) to facilitate digital audio transmissions of those sound recordings to business establishments pursuant to the limitation on exclusive rights specified by 17 U.S.C. 114(d)(1)(C)(iv). The royalty rates and terms the Judges determine in this proceeding will apply during the period beginning January 1, 2019, and ending December 31, 2023. The Judges also announce the date by which a party wishing to participate in the rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and pay the accompanying $150 filing fee. DATES: Petitions to Participate and the filing fee are due no later than February 2, 2017. ADDRESSES: This notice and request is also posted on the agency’s Web site (www.loc.gov/crb). Parties who plan to participate should see How to Submit Petitions to Participate in the Supplementary Information section below for addresses and further instructions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, 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 2 to determine royalty rates and terms for the recording of ephemeral copies of sound recordings pursuant to the statutory license in 17 U.S.C. 112(e)(1) to facilitate digital audio transmissions of those sound recordings to business establishments pursuant to the limitation on exclusive rights specified by 17 U.S.C. 114(d)(1)(C)(iv). See sec. 804(b)(2). This notice commences the rate determination proceeding for the license period 2019– 2023, inclusive. Section 803(b)(1)(A)(i)(II) directs the Judges to publish in the Federal Register a notice commencing this proceeding by no later than January 5, 2017. SUMMARY: Petitions to Participate Parties with a significant interest in the outcome of the ‘‘business establishments’’ royalty rate proceeding must file Petitions to Participate in accordance with § 351.1(b) of the 1 CRB docket number 17–CRB–0001–BER (2019– 2023). 2 The Judges commenced a proceeding to determine the 2014–2018 rates and terms in 2012. See 77 FR 133 (Jan. 3, 2012). PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 143 Judges’ regulations. See 37 CFR 351.1(b). Parties must send the $150 filing fee with each Petition to Participate. Parties must pay the filing fee with a check or money order made payable to the ‘‘Copyright Royalty Board.’’ The Copyright Royalty Board will not accept payment by cash. 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 who are in good standing with the bar 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 the ‘‘business establishments’’ royalty rates for 2019 through 2023 must submit to the Copyright Royalty Board the filing fee (U.S. $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 electronic documents to the Judges’ Guidelines for Electronic Documents posted on the Copyright Royalty Board Web site at http://www.loc.gov/crb/docs/ Guidelines_for_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 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 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to: Congressional Courier Acceptance Site, 2nd Street NE and D Street NE., Washington, DC; or Hand delivery: Deliver between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to: The Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building, LM–401, 101 Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20559– 6000. E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1 144 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 1 / Tuesday, January 3, 2017 / Notices Dated: December 23, 2016. Suzanne M. Barnett, Chief Copyright Royalty Judge. [FR Doc. 2016–31685 Filed 12–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–72–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket Nos. 52–018 and 52–019; NRC– 2008–0170] Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC; William States Lee III Nuclear Station Units 1 and 2 Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Combined licenses and record of decision; issuance. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has issued combined licenses (Nos. NPF–101 and NPF–102) to Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (DEC) William States Lee III Nuclear Station Units 1 and 2. In addition, the NRC has prepared a Summary Record of Decision (ROD) that supports the NRC’s decision to issue the above-named combined licenses. DATES: Combined licenses NPF–101 and NPF–102 became effective on December 19, 2016. ADDRESSES: Please refer to Docket ID NRC–2008–0170 when contacting the NRC about the availability of information regarding this document. You may obtain publicly-available information related to this document using any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2008–0170. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–415–3463; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individuals listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • NRC’s Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS): You may obtain publicly available documents online in the ADAMS Public Documents collection at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ SUMMARY: 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 a document is referenced. For the convenience of the reader, the ADAMS accession numbers are provided in a table in the ‘‘Availability of Documents’’ 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Hughes, telephone: 301- 415– 6582, email: Brian.Hughes@nrc.gov regarding safety matters; or Patricia Vokoun, telephone: 301–415–3470, email: Patricia.Vokoun@nrc.gov regarding environmental matters. Both are staff of the Office of New Reactors, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington DC 20555–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction Under section 2.106 of title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations (10 CFR), the NRC is providing notice of the issuance of combined licenses NPF–101 and NPF–102 to DEC, and under 10 CFR 50.102(c), the NRC is providing notice of the Commission’s Memorandum and Order documenting its final decision on the uncontested hearing, which serves as the ROD in this proceeding. With respect to the application for combined licenses filed by DEC, the NRC finds that the applicable standards and requirements of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, (AEA) and the Commission’s regulations have been met. The NRC finds that any required notifications to other agencies or bodies have been duly made and that there is reasonable assurance that the facilities will be constructed and will operate in conformity with the license, the provisions of the AEA, and the Commission’s regulations. Furthermore, the NRC finds that DEC is technically and financially qualified to engage in the activities authorized, and that issuance of the licenses will not be inimical to the common defense and security or to the health and safety of the public. Finally, the NRC has determined that the findings required by subpart A of 10 CFR part 51 have been made. Accordingly, the combined licenses were issued on December 19, 2016, and became effective immediately. II. Further Information The NRC has prepared a Final Safety Evaluation Report (FSER) and Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) that document the information reviewed and the NRC’s conclusion. The Commission has also issued its Memorandum and Order documenting its final decision on the uncontested hearing held on October 5, 2016, which serves as the ROD in this proceeding. The NRC also prepared a document summarizing the ROD to accompany its actions on the combined license application; this ‘‘Summary ROD’’ incorporates by reference materials contained in the FEIS. The FSER, FEIS, Summary ROD, and accompanying documentation included in the combined license package, as well as the Commission’s hearing decision and ROD, are available online in the ADAMS Public Document collection at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. From this site, persons can access the NRC’s ADAMS, which provides text and image files of NRC’s public documents. The ADAMS accession numbers for the documents related to this notice are listed below. III. Availability of Documents The documents identified in the following table are available to interested persons through the ADAMS Public Documents collection. A copy of the combined license application is also available for public inspection at the NRC’s PDR and at http://www.nrc.gov/ reactors/new-reactors/col.html. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Document Adams Accession No. Final Safety Evaluation Report for Combined Licenses for Lee Units 1 and 2 ............................................................. Reader’s Guide ............................................................................................................................................................... Final Environmental Impact Statement for Combined Licenses for Lee Units 1 and 2 ................................................ Commission’s Memorandum and Order on the uncontested hearing (Record of Decision) ......................................... Summary Record of Decision ......................................................................................................................................... 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 1 (Tuesday, January 3, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 143-144]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-31685]


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Royalty Board

[Docket No. 17-CRB-0001-BER (2019-2023)]


Determination of Royalty Rates and Terms for Making Ephemeral 
Copies of Sound Recordings for Transmission to Business Establishments 
(Business Establishments III)

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 (Judges) announce commencement of 
a proceeding \1\ to determine reasonable royalty rates and terms for 
the recording of ephemeral copies of sound recordings pursuant to 17 
U.S.C. 112(e)(1) to facilitate digital audio transmissions of those 
sound recordings to business establishments pursuant to the limitation 
on exclusive rights specified by 17 U.S.C. 114(d)(1)(C)(iv). The 
royalty rates and terms the Judges determine in this proceeding will 
apply during the period beginning January 1, 2019, and ending December 
31, 2023. The Judges also announce the date by which a party wishing to 
participate in the rate determination proceeding must file its Petition 
to Participate and pay the accompanying $150 filing fee.
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    \1\ CRB docket number 17-CRB-0001-BER (2019-2023).

DATES: Petitions to Participate and the filing fee are due no later 
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than February 2, 2017.

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

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, 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 \2\ to determine royalty rates and terms for the recording of 
ephemeral copies of sound recordings pursuant to the statutory license 
in 17 U.S.C. 112(e)(1) to facilitate digital audio transmissions of 
those sound recordings to business establishments pursuant to the 
limitation on exclusive rights specified by 17 U.S.C. 114(d)(1)(C)(iv). 
See sec. 804(b)(2). This notice commences the rate determination 
proceeding for the license period 2019-2023, inclusive. Section 
803(b)(1)(A)(i)(II) directs the Judges to publish in the Federal 
Register a notice commencing this proceeding by no later than January 
5, 2017.
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    \2\ The Judges commenced a proceeding to determine the 2014-2018 
rates and terms in 2012. See 77 FR 133 (Jan. 3, 2012).
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Petitions to Participate

    Parties with a significant interest in the outcome of the 
``business establishments'' royalty rate proceeding must file Petitions 
to Participate in accordance with Sec.  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. Parties must pay the filing fee with 
a check or money order made payable to the ``Copyright Royalty Board.'' 
The Copyright Royalty Board will not accept payment by cash. 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 who are in good standing with the bar 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 the 
``business establishments'' royalty rates for 2019 through 2023 must 
submit to the Copyright Royalty Board the filing fee (U.S. $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 electronic 
documents to the Judges' Guidelines for Electronic Documents posted on 
the Copyright Royalty Board Web site at http://www.loc.gov/crb/docs/Guidelines_for_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
    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 between 
8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to: Congressional Courier Acceptance Site, 2nd 
Street NE and D Street NE., Washington, DC; or
    Hand delivery: Deliver between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. to: The 
Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial Building, LM-401, 101 
Independence Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20559-6000.


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    Dated: December 23, 2016.
Suzanne M. Barnett,
Chief Copyright Royalty Judge.
[FR Doc. 2016-31685 Filed 12-30-16; 8:45 am]
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