Determination of Rates and Terms for Digital Performance of Sound Recordings and Making of Ephemeral Copies To Facilitate Those Performances (Web V), 359-360 [2019-00102]

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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 the accompanying $150 filing fee. DATES: Petitions to Participate and the filing fee are due no later than February 4, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested parties must submit petitions to participate and the required filing fee, using docket number 19–CRB–0005–WR (2021–2025). The CRB accepts all filings through eCRB, the CRB’s electronic filing application, at https://app.crb.gov/. Parties without access to the internet may file using any of the following methods: 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. 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Docket: For access to the docket, go to eCRB, the Copyright Royalty Board’s electronic filing and case management system, at https://app.crb.gov/ and search for docket number 19–CRB– 0005–WR (2021–2025). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, CRB Program Specialist, by telephone at (202) 707–7658 or email at crb@loc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Copyright Act, the Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) must commence a proceeding every five years to determine reasonable rates and terms to license the digital transmission over the internet of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings to facilitate those transmissions. See 17 U.S.C. 112(e), 114(d)(2), 803(b)(1)(A)(i)(III), 804(b)(3)(A). This notice commences the rate determination proceeding for the license period 2021–2025. Petitions To Participate Any party with a significant interest in the outcome of the rate proceeding must file a Petition to Participate in accordance with the Judges’ regulations, including all of the information required by 37 CFR 351.1(b)(1). See 37 CFR 351.1(b). Parties must pay the $150 filing fee for each Petition to Participate. The CRB will not accept cash. Parties filing online through eCRB must pay by credit card. Any party without access to the internet must pay the filing fee with a check or money order made payable to the ‘‘Copyright Royalty Board’’ and mailed or delivered with its Petition to Participate as described in the ADDRESSES section above. If a check is returned for lack of sufficient funds, the corresponding Petition to Participate will be dismissed. Any participant that is an individual may represent herself or himself. All other participants must be represented by counsel. 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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 27, 2016, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (the 2015 Act),1 we published an interim final rule to adjust the level of civil monetary penalties (CMP) under sections 1129 and 1140 of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. 1320a–8 and 1320b–10, with an initial ‘‘catch-up’’ adjustment effective August 1, 2016.2 We announced in the interim final rule that for any future adjustments, we would publish a notice in the Federal Register to announce the new amounts. The annual inflation adjustment in subsequent years must be a cost-of-living adjustment based on any increases in the October Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI–U) (not seasonally adjusted) each year.3 Inflation adjustment increases must be rounded to the nearest multiple of $1.4 We last updated the maximum penalty amounts effective January 15, 2018.5 1 See https://www.congress.gov/bill/114thcongress/house-bill/1314/text. See also https:// www.federalregister.gov/documents/2016/06/27/ 2016-13241/penalty-inflation-adjustments-for-civilmoney-penalties. 2 https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/ 2016/06/27/2016-13241/penalty-inflationadjustments-for-civil-money-penalties. 3 See OMB Memorandum, Implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, M–16–06, p. 1 (February 24, 2016), https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/ whitehouse.gov/files/omb/memoranda/2016/m-1606.pdf. See also https://www.federalregister.gov/ documents/2016/06/27/2016-13241/penaltyinflation-adjustments-for-civil-money-penalties. 4 OMB Memorandum, Implementation of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015, M–16–06, p. 3 (February 24, 2016), https://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/ whitehouse.gov/files/omb/memoranda/2016/m-1606.pdf. See also https://www.federalregister.gov/ documents/2016/06/27/2016-13241/penaltyinflation-adjustments-for-civil-money-penalties. 5 See https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/ 2018/01/12/2018-00487/penalty-inflationadjustments-for-civil-monetary-penalties. PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Based on Office of Management and Budget (OMB) guidance, the information below serves as public notice of the new maximum penalty amounts for 2019. The adjustment results in the following new maximum penalties, which will be effective as of January 15, 2019. Section 1129 CMPs (42 U.S.C. 1320a–8) $7,779.00 (current maximum per violation for fraud facilitators in a position of trust) × 1.02522 (OMB-issued inflationary adjustment multiplier) = $7,975.19. When rounded to the nearest dollar, the new maximum penalty is $7,975.00. $8,249.00 (current maximum per violation for all other violators) × 1.02522 (OMB-issued inflationary adjustment multiplier) = $8,457.04. When rounded to the nearest dollar, the new maximum penalty is $8,457.00. Section 1140 CMPs (42 U.S.C. 1320b– 10) $10,260.00 (current maximum per violation for all violations other than broadcast or telecasts) × 1.02522 (OMBissued inflationary adjustment multiplier) = $10,518.76. When rounded to the nearest dollar, the new maximum penalty is $10,519.00. $51,302.00 (current maximum per broadcast or telecast) × 1.02522 (OMBissued inflationary adjustment multiplier) = $52,595.84. When rounded to the nearest dollar, the new maximum penalty is $52,596.00. Dated: January 10, 2019. Gale Stallworth Stone, Acting Inspector General of Social Security. [FR Doc. 2019–00091 Filed 1–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\24JAN1.SGM 24JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 16 (Thursday, January 24, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 359-360]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-00102]


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Royalty Board

[Docket No. 19-CRB-0005-WR (2021-2025)]


Determination of Rates and Terms for Digital Performance of Sound 
Recordings and Making of Ephemeral Copies To Facilitate Those 
Performances (Web V)

AGENCY: Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), 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 to determine reasonable rates and terms for two statutory 
licenses permitting the digital performance of sound recordings over 
the internet and the making of ephemeral recordings to facilitate those 
performances for the period beginning January 1, 2021, and ending 
December 31, 2025. 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 the accompanying $150 filing fee.

DATES: Petitions to Participate and the filing fee are due no later 
than February 4, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties must submit petitions to participate and 
the required filing fee, using docket number 19-CRB-0005-WR (2021-
2025). The CRB accepts all filings through eCRB, the CRB's electronic 
filing application, at https://app.crb.gov/. Parties without access to 
the internet may file using any of the following methods:
    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 to: 
Congressional Courier Acceptance Site, 2nd Street NE and D Street NE, 
Washington, DC; or
    Hand delivery: Library of Congress, James Madison Memorial 
Building, LM-401, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20559-
6000.
    Instructions: Parties unable to use eCRB must submit an original, 
two paper copies, and an electronic version on a CD. All submissions 
must include the Copyright Royalty Board name and docket number. All 
submissions received will be posted without change on eCRB including 
any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket, go to eCRB, the Copyright Royalty 
Board's electronic filing and case management system, at https://app.crb.gov/ and search for docket number 19-CRB-0005-WR (2021-2025).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, CRB Program Specialist, 
by telephone at (202) 707-7658 or email at crb@loc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Copyright Act, the Copyright 
Royalty Judges (Judges) must commence a proceeding every five years to 
determine reasonable rates and terms to license the digital 
transmission over the internet of sound recordings and the making of 
ephemeral recordings to facilitate those transmissions. See 17 U.S.C. 
112(e), 114(d)(2), 803(b)(1)(A)(i)(III), 804(b)(3)(A). This notice 
commences the rate determination proceeding for the license period 
2021-2025.

Petitions To Participate

    Any party with a significant interest in the outcome of the rate 
proceeding must file a Petition to Participate in accordance with the 
Judges' regulations, including all of the information required by 37 
CFR 351.1(b)(1). See 37 CFR 351.1(b). Parties must pay the $150 filing 
fee for each Petition to Participate.
    The CRB will not accept cash. Parties filing online through eCRB 
must pay by credit card. Any party without access to the internet must 
pay the filing fee with a check or money order made payable to the 
``Copyright Royalty Board'' and mailed or delivered with its Petition 
to Participate as described in the ADDRESSES section above. If a check 
is returned for lack of sufficient funds, the corresponding Petition to 
Participate will be dismissed.
    Any participant that is an individual may represent herself or 
himself. All other participants must be represented by counsel. Only 
attorneys who are members of the bar in one or more states or the 
District of Columbia and in good

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standing will be allowed to represent parties before the Copyright 
Royalty Judges. See 37 CFR 350.2. The Judges will address further 
procedural matters, including scheduling, after receiving Petitions to 
Participate.

    Dated: January 4, 2019.
Suzanne M. Barnett,
Chief Copyright Royalty Judge.
[FR Doc. 2019-00102 Filed 1-23-19; 8:45 am]
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