Noncommercial Use of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings That Are Not Being Commercially Exploited: Extension of Comment Period, 57386-57387 [2018-24848]

Download as PDF 57386 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 221 / Thursday, November 15, 2018 / Proposed Rules device obtains from each subject under the investigator’s care, informed consent in accordance with part 50 of this chapter. * * * * * Dated: November 7, 2018. Scott Gottlieb, Commissioner of Food and Drugs. [FR Doc. 2018–24822 Filed 11–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4164–01–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Wage and Hour Division 29 CFR Part 570 RIN 1235–AA22 Expanding Employment, Training, and Apprenticeship Opportunities for 16and 17-Year-Olds in Health Care Occupations Under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Comment Extension Period Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor. ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: This document extends the period for submitting written comments on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) entitled ‘‘Expanding Employment, Training, and Apprenticeship Opportunities for 16and 17-Year-Olds in Health Care Occupations Under the Fair Labor Standards Act.’’ The comment period now ends on December 11, 2018. The Department of Labor (Department) is taking this action to provide interested parties additional time to submit comments in response to a request for extension, as some supporting documents for the proposal may not have been originally fully visible in the docket. DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule published September 27, 2018, at 83 FR 48737, is extended. Comments should be received on or before December 11, 2018. ADDRESSES: To facilitate the receipt and processing of written comments on this NPRM, the Department encourages interested persons to submit their comments electronically. You may submit comments, identified by Regulatory Information Number (RIN) 1235–AA22, by either of the following methods: Electronic Comments: Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the Federal eRulemaking Portal http://www.regulations.gov. khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with PROPOSAL SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:33 Nov 14, 2018 Jkt 247001 Mail: Address written submissions to Melissa Smith, Director of the Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S– 3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: This NPRM is available through the Federal Register and the http://www.regulations.gov website. You may also access this document via the Wage and Hour Division’s (WHD) website at http://www.dol.gov/whd/. All comment submissions must include the agency name and Regulatory Information Number (RIN 1235–AA22) for this NPRM. Response to this NPRM is voluntary. The Department requests that no business proprietary information, copyrighted information, or personally identifiable information be submitted in response to this NPRM. Submit only one copy of your comment by only one method (e.g., persons submitting comments electronically are encouraged not to submit paper copies). Please be advised that comments received will become a matter of public record and will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. All comments must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the date indicated for consideration in this NPRM; comments received after the comment period closes will not be considered. Commenters should transmit comments early to ensure timely receipt prior to the close of the comment period. Electronic submission via http://www.regulations.gov enables prompt receipt of comments submitted as DOL continues to experience delays in the receipt of mail in our area. For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Smith, Director of the Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S– 3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, telephone: (202) 693–0406 (this is not a toll-free number). Copies of this NPRM may be obtained in alternative formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape or Disc), upon request, by calling (202) 693–0675 (this is not a toll-free number). TTY/TDD callers may dial toll-free 1 (877) 889– 5627 to obtain information or request materials in alternative formats. Questions of interpretation and/or enforcement of the agency’s regulations may be directed to the nearest WHD district office. Locate the nearest office PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 by calling the WHD’s toll-free help line at (866) 4US–WAGE ((866) 487–9243) between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. in your local time zone, or log onto WHD’s website at http://www.dol.gov/whd/america2.htm for a nationwide listing of WHD district and area offices. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On September 27, 2018, the Department published an NPRM and request for comments in the Federal Register (83 FR 48737), proposing to revise Hazardous Order Number 7 under the FLSA to allow for 16- or 17-yearolds to operate power-driven patient lifts. The NPRM also requested public comments on the NPRM on or before November 26, 2018. Not all supporting documents in the public docket may have been originally fully visible. That issue has now been addressed, however, and the documents are fully publicly viewable. In light of the above, and out of an abundance of caution, the Department has extended the period for submitting public comment to December 11, 2018. Bryan L. Jarrett, Acting Administrator, Wage and Hour Division. [FR Doc. 2018–24945 Filed 11–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–27–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Copyright Office 37 CFR Part 201 [Docket No. 2018–8] Noncommercial Use of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings That Are Not Being Commercially Exploited: Extension of Comment Period U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress. ACTION: Notice of inquiry; extension of comment period. AGENCY: The Copyright Office is extending the deadline for the submission of written comments in response to its October 16, 2018 notice of inquiry regarding the Classics Protection and Access Act, title II of the recently enacted Orrin G. Hatch–Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act. DATES: The initial comment period for the notice of inquiry, published on October 16, 2018, is extended by an additional ten days. Initial comments must be made in writing and must be received in the U.S. Copyright Office no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on November 26, 2018. Written reply comments must be received no later SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15NOP1.SGM 15NOP1 khammond on DSK30JT082PROD with PROPOSAL Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 221 / Thursday, November 15, 2018 / Proposed Rules than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 11, 2018. ADDRESSES: For reasons of government efficiency, the Copyright Office is using the regulations.gov system for the submission and posting of public comments in this proceeding. All comments are therefore to be submitted electronically through regulations.gov. Specific instructions for submitting comments are available on the Copyright Office’s website at https:// www.copyright.gov/rulemaking/ pre1972-soundrecordingsnoncommercial/. If electronic submission of comments is not feasible due to lack of access to a computer and/ or the internet, please contact the Office using the contact information below for special instructions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Regan A. Smith, General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights, by email at regans@copyright.gov, Anna Chauvet, Assistant General Counsel, by email at achau@copyright.gov, or Jason E. Sloan, Assistant General Counsel, by email at jslo@copyright.gov. Each can be contacted by telephone by calling (202) 707–8350. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 16, 2018, the U.S. Copyright Office issued a notice of inquiry (‘‘NOI’’) regarding the Classics Protection and Access Act, title II of the recently enacted Orrin G. Hatch–Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act.1 In connection with the establishment of federal remedies for unauthorized uses of sound recordings fixed before February 15, 1972 (‘‘Pre-1972 Sound Recordings’’), Congress established an exception for certain noncommercial uses of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings that are not being commercially exploited. To qualify for this exemption, a user must file a notice of noncommercial use after conducting a good faith, reasonable search to determine whether the Pre1972 Sound Recording is being commercially exploited, and the rights owner of the sound recording must not object to the use within 90 days. To promulgate the regulations required by the new statute, the Office solicited comments regarding specific steps that a user should take to demonstrate she has made a good faith, reasonable search, as well as the filing requirements for the user to submit a notice of noncommercial use and for a rights owner to submit a notice objecting to such use.2 To ensure that members of the public have sufficient time to respond, and to 1 83 2 Id. FR 52176 (Oct. 16, 2018). at 52177–78. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:33 Nov 14, 2018 Jkt 247001 ensure that the Office has the benefit of a complete record, the Office is extending the deadline for the submission of initial written comments to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on November 26, 2018. Written reply comments must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 11, 2018. So that the Office is able to meet the statutory deadlines described in the NOI, no further extensions of time will be granted in this rulemaking. Dated: November 8, 2018. Catherine Rowland, Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Public Information and Education. [FR Doc. 2018–24848 Filed 11–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–30–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 60 [EPA–HQ–OAR–2018–0696; FRL–9986–55– OAR] RIN 2060–AU33 Adopting Subpart Ba Requirements in Emission Guidelines for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills; Notice of Public Hearing Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice of public hearing. AGENCY: On October 30, 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published in the Federal Register a proposed rule titled ‘‘Adopting Subpart Ba Requirements in Emission Guidelines for Municipal Solid Waste Landfills.’’ The EPA is announcing that it will hold a public hearing on the proposed action and extend the comment period. The hearing will provide interested parties the opportunity to present data, views, or arguments concerning the proposed action. The comment period on the proposed action will be extended to January 3, 2019. DATES: The EPA will hold a public hearing on November 27, 2018, in Washington, DC. Please refer to the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for additional information on the public hearing. Comments: The EPA must receive comments on this proposed action no later than January 3, 2019. ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held at the EPA WJC East Building, 1201 Constitution Avenue NW, Room #1117A & B, Washington, DC 20004. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 57387 hearing will convene at 9:00 a.m. local time and will conclude at 5:00 p.m. local time. There will be a lunch break from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. The EPA will end the hearing 2 hours after the last registered speaker has concluded their comments. Because this hearing is being held at a U.S. government facility, individuals planning to attend the hearing should be prepared to show valid picture identification to the security staff in order to gain access to the meeting room. Please note that the REAL ID Act, passed by Congress in 2005, established new requirements for entering federal facilities. For purposes of the REAL ID Act, the EPA will accept governmentissued IDs, including driver’s licenses from the District of Columbia and all states and territories. Acceptable alternative forms of identification include: Federal employee badges, passports, enhanced driver’s licenses, and military identification cards. For additional information for the status of your state regarding REAL ID, go to: https://www.dhs.gov/real-id-frequentlyasked-questions. Any objects brought into the building need to fit through the security screening system, such as a purse, laptop bag, or small backpack. Demonstrations will not be allowed on federal property for security reasons. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The EPA will begin pre-registering speakers for the hearing upon publication of this document in the Federal Register. To register to speak at the hearing, please use the online registration form available at https://www.epa.gov/ stationary-sources-air-pollution/forms/ public-hearing-proposal-adopt-subpartba-requirements or contact Virginia Hunt at (919) 541–0832 to register to speak at the hearing. The last day to preregister to speak at the hearing will be November 21, 2018. By November 26, 2018, the EPA will post at https:// www.epa.gov/stationary-sources-airpollution/forms/public-hearingproposal-adopt-subpart-barequirements a general agenda for the hearing that will list pre-registered speakers in approximate order. The EPA will make every effort to follow the schedule as closely as possible on the day of the hearing; however, please plan for the hearing to run either ahead of schedule or behind schedule. Additionally, requests to speak will be taken the day of the hearing at the hearing registration desk. The EPA will make every effort to accommodate all speakers who arrive and register, although preferences on speaking times may not be able to be fulfilled. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\15NOP1.SGM 15NOP1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 221 (Thursday, November 15, 2018)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 57386-57387]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-24848]


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Office

37 CFR Part 201

[Docket No. 2018-8]


Noncommercial Use of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings That Are Not Being 
Commercially Exploited: Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

ACTION: Notice of inquiry; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The Copyright Office is extending the deadline for the 
submission of written comments in response to its October 16, 2018 
notice of inquiry regarding the Classics Protection and Access Act, 
title II of the recently enacted Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music 
Modernization Act.

DATES: The initial comment period for the notice of inquiry, published 
on October 16, 2018, is extended by an additional ten days. Initial 
comments must be made in writing and must be received in the U.S. 
Copyright Office no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on November 26, 
2018. Written reply comments must be received no later

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than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on December 11, 2018.

ADDRESSES: For reasons of government efficiency, the Copyright Office 
is using the regulations.gov system for the submission and posting of 
public comments in this proceeding. All comments are therefore to be 
submitted electronically through regulations.gov. Specific instructions 
for submitting comments are available on the Copyright Office's website 
at https://www.copyright.gov/rulemaking/pre1972-soundrecordings-noncommercial/. If electronic submission of comments is not feasible 
due to lack of access to a computer and/or the internet, please contact 
the Office using the contact information below for special 
instructions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Regan A. Smith, General Counsel and 
Associate Register of Copyrights, by email at [email protected], 
Anna Chauvet, Assistant General Counsel, by email at 
[email protected], or Jason E. Sloan, Assistant General Counsel, by 
email at [email protected]. Each can be contacted by telephone by 
calling (202) 707-8350.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 16, 2018, the U.S. Copyright 
Office issued a notice of inquiry (``NOI'') regarding the Classics 
Protection and Access Act, title II of the recently enacted Orrin G. 
Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act.\1\ In connection with the 
establishment of federal remedies for unauthorized uses of sound 
recordings fixed before February 15, 1972 (``Pre-1972 Sound 
Recordings''), Congress established an exception for certain 
noncommercial uses of Pre-1972 Sound Recordings that are not being 
commercially exploited. To qualify for this exemption, a user must file 
a notice of noncommercial use after conducting a good faith, reasonable 
search to determine whether the Pre-1972 Sound Recording is being 
commercially exploited, and the rights owner of the sound recording 
must not object to the use within 90 days. To promulgate the 
regulations required by the new statute, the Office solicited comments 
regarding specific steps that a user should take to demonstrate she has 
made a good faith, reasonable search, as well as the filing 
requirements for the user to submit a notice of noncommercial use and 
for a rights owner to submit a notice objecting to such use.\2\
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    \1\ 83 FR 52176 (Oct. 16, 2018).
    \2\ Id. at 52177-78.
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    To ensure that members of the public have sufficient time to 
respond, and to ensure that the Office has the benefit of a complete 
record, the Office is extending the deadline for the submission of 
initial written comments to 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on November 26, 
2018. Written reply comments must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. 
Eastern Time on December 11, 2018. So that the Office is able to meet 
the statutory deadlines described in the NOI, no further extensions of 
time will be granted in this rulemaking.

    Dated: November 8, 2018.
Catherine Rowland,
Associate Register of Copyrights and Director of Public Information and 
Education.
[FR Doc. 2018-24848 Filed 11-14-18; 8:45 am]
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