Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Cost of Living Adjustment for Performance of Musical Compositions by Colleges and Universities
Document Number: 2014-28457
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-12-02
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 2% in the royalty rates that colleges, universities, and other educational institutions not affiliated with National Public Radio pay for the use of published nondramatic musical compositions in the SESAC repertory for the statutory license under the Copyright Act for noncommercial broadcasting.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: 2014-26222
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-11-05
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 and terms for the digital performances of sound recordings by noncommercial educational webcasters and for the making of ephemeral recordings necessary for the facilitation of such transmissions for the period commencing January 1, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2020.
Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: 2014-25971
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-10-31
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing their final determination upholding the validity and application of the $500 minimum fee for noncommercial webcasters for the licensing period 2006 through 2010. The judges issued the determination in response to a second order of remand by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. Their review of the evidence was de novo. The judges issued their initial determination in March 2014 and received no motions for rehearing.
Distribution of 2013 DART Sound Recordings Fund Royalties
Document Number: 2014-23654
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-06
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges solicit comments on a motion for partial distribution in connection with 2013 DART Sound Recordings Fund royalties.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2014-18500
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-08-05
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are extending the period for filing reply comments.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2014-13646
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-06-11
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are extending the period for filing comments on Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2014-09799
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges affirm adoption of the final regulation for filing notice of use and the delivery of records of use of sound recordings under two statutory licenses of the Copyright Act. The purpose of this affirmation is to remove any doubt about the effectiveness of the final regulation in light of a ruling by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the constitutionality of the manner in which the Copyright Royalty Judges were appointed.
Notice and Recordkeeping for Use of Sound Recordings Under Statutory License
Document Number: 2014-09798
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges seek written comments on two petitions for rulemaking seeking amendments to the regulations for filing notice of use and the delivery of records of use of sound recordings under two statutory licenses of the Copyright Act.
Determination of Royalty Rates for Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: 2014-08664
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-04-25
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce their final determination of the rates and terms for two statutory licenses, permitting certain digital performances of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings, for the period beginning on January 1, 2011, and ending on December 31, 2015.
Notice of Intent To Audit
Document Number: 2014-00654
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-15
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of five notices of intent to audit the 2010, 2011, and 2012 statements of account submitted by Sirius XM Radio, Inc.; IMUV, Inc.; Crystal Media Networks; Pandora Media, Inc.; LoudCity LLC concerning the royalty payments made by each pursuant to two statutory licenses.
Determination of Royalty Rates for Digital Performance in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings (Web IV)
Document Number: 2013-30917
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-03
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce the commencement of the proceeding to determine 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, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2020. A party wishing to participate in this rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee by the deadline in this notice.
Determination of Royalty Rates for New Subscription Services for Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: 2013-30916
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-03
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges announce 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, 2016, and ending on December 31, 2020. A party wishing to participate in this rate determination proceeding must file its Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee by the deadline in this notice.