Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings for a New Subscription Service
Document Number: 05-23639
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-12-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress is announcing the commencement of a proceeding to determine the reasonable rates and terms for the transmission and ephemeral recording statutory licenses that would apply to a new type of service. This new type of subscription service performs sound recordings on digital audio channels programmed by the licensee for transmission by a satellite television distribution service to its residential customers, where the audio channels are bundled with television channels as part of a ``basic'' package of service and not for a separate fee. The Board is also announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the new rate proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 05-23548
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-12-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress announces a cost of living adjustment of 4.3% in the royalty rates paid by colleges, universities, or other nonprofit educational institutions that are not affiliated with National Public Radio for the use of copyrighted published nondramatic musical compositions in the BMI, ASCAP and SESAC repertoires. The cost of living adjustment is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index from October 2004 to October 2005.
Distribution of the 2003 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: 05-18128
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-13
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Interim Chief Copyright Royalty Judge, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board, is requesting comments on the existence of controversies to the distribution of the 2003 cable royalty fund.
Distribution of the 2001, 2002, and 2003 Satellite Royalty Funds
Document Number: 05-15731
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-09
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Interim Chief Copyright Royalty Judge, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board, is requesting comments on the existence of controversies to the distribution of the 2001, 2002, and 2003 satellite royalty funds.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 05-14872
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-07-27
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Interim Chief Copyright Royalty Judge, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress, is issuing a supplemental request for comments regarding rules for the delivery and format of records of use of sound recordings for statutory licenses under sections 112 and 114 of the Copyright Act.
Procedural Regulations for the Copyright Royalty Board
Document Number: 05-10553
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-31
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Interim Chief Copyright Royalty Judge, on behalf of the Copyright Royalty Board of the Library of Congress, is issuing these regulations, governing the organization, administration, and procedures of the Board, for immediate use in proceedings that are subject to the jurisdiction of Copyright Royalty Judges. Public comments are sought on these regulations.