Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: E9-30572
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment proposed regulations governing the statutory minimum fees to be paid by Commercial Webcasters under two statutory licenses, permitting certain digital performances of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings, for the period beginning January 1, 2006, and ending on December 31, 2010.
Determination of Rates and Terms for Preexisting Subscription Services and Satellite Digital Audio Radio Services
Document Number: E9-29904
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-16
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are publishing for comment proposed regulations governing the rates for the satellite digital audio radio services' use of the ephemeral recordings statutory license under the Copyright Act for the period 2007 through 2012.
Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Document Number: E9-28386
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce a cost of living adjustment (``COLA'') of -0.2% in the royalty rates that colleges, universities, and other nonprofit educational institutions that are not affiliated with National Public Radio pay for the use of published nondramatic musical compositions in the ASCAP, BMI and SESAC repertories. The COLA is based on the change in the Consumer Price Index from October 2008 to October 2009.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: E9-27980
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-23
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing receipt of a notice of intent to audit the 2006, 2007 and 2008 statements of account submitted by AOL LLC concerning the royalty payments made under two statutory licenses.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: E9-24556
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-13
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are issuing final regulations for the delivery and format of reports of use of sound recordings for the statutory licenses set forth in sections 112 and 114 of the Copyright Act.
Distribution of the 2007 Cable Royalty Funds
Document Number: E9-21685
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion of Phase I claimants for partial distribution in connection with the 2007 cable royalty funds.
Proceedings of the Copyright Royalty Board; Remand
Document Number: E9-18462
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-04
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Board is issuing an interim regulation to amend its procedural regulations to include a provision governing remands of final determinations pursuant to the Copyright Act, which sets forth in significant detail the procedural structure to be followed by the Copyright Royalty Judges in making determinations to distribute royalty fees and establish royalty rates and terms under the various statutory licenses of the Copyright Act. The Judges have adopted regulations governing the conduct of these proceedings.
Distribution of 2005 and 2006 Digital Audio Recording Royalty Funds
Document Number: E9-15908
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-06
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are denying a request for distribution of digital audio recording technology (``DART'') royalties and announcing the commencement of a proceeding to determine the distribution of royalty fees in the 2005 and 2006 DART Sound Recordings Funds. The Judges also are announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the distribution proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying filing fee, if applicable.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: E9-7950
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-04-08
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are seeking written comments from interested parties to questions relating to the costs of census versus sample reporting to assist the Judges in the revision of the interim regulations for filing notices of use and the delivery of records of use of sound recordings under two statutory licenses of the Copyright Act.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: E9-3991
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-25
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing receipt of notices of intent to audit the 2007 and 2008 statements of account submitted by Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. and XM Satellite Radio, Inc.
Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Rate Determination Proceeding
Document Number: E9-2900
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-02-11
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing four modifications to the royalty terms previously adopted in their final determination of rates and terms for the mechanical and digital phonorecord delivery statutory license. These modifications are made to more clearly reflect the law as stated in the Register of Copyrights' decision of January 26, 2009.
Mechanical and Digital Phonorecord Delivery Rate Determination Proceeding
Document Number: E9-1443
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-26
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing their final determination of the rates and terms for the use of musical works in physical phonorecords, permanent downloads, and ringtones and are adopting as final regulations the rates and terms for the use of musical works in limited downloads, interactive streaming, and incidental digital phonorecord deliveries.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings for a New Subscription Service
Document Number: E8-30974
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing the commencement of the proceeding to determine the rates and terms for the use of sound recordings in transmissions made by new subscription services and for the making of ephemeral recordings necessary for the facilitation of such transmissions for the period beginning on January 1, 2011, and ending on December 31, 2015. The Judges also are announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.
Digital Performance in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: E8-30972
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing the commencement of the proceeding to determine the reasonable rates and terms for two statutory licenses, permitting certain digital performances of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings for the period beginning January 1, 2011, and ending on December 31, 2015. The Copyright Royalty Judges also are announcing the date by which a party who wishes to participate in the rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee.