Determination and Allocation of Initial Administrative Assessment To Fund Mechanical Licensing Collective, 32475-32476 [2019-14090]

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AGENCY: The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) announce commencement of a proceeding to determine the initial administrative assessment that digital music providers and any significant nonblanket licensees must pay to fund the operations of the Mechanical Licensing Collective. The Judges also set the date by which the Mechanical Licensing Collective and the Digital Licensee Coordinator must, and other eligible participants may, file a Petition to Participate and the accompanying $150 filing fee. A rule relating to the Determination and Allocation of Initial Administrative Assessment to Fund Mechanical Licensing Collective is published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1 32476 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 130 / Monday, July 8, 2019 / Notices Petitions to Participate and the filing fee are due on or before July 23, 2019. ADDRESSES: Each Petition to Participate must include the proceeding docket number, 19–CRB–0009 IAA. Participants must file using the online form on the CRB’s electronic filing application, eCRB, at https:// app.crb.gov/, unless they do not have access to the internet, in which case they 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: Unless submitting online, claimants 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–0009 AA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, CRB Program Specialist, by telephone at (202) 707–7658 or email at crb@loc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) have promulgated regulations (published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal Register) governing new proceedings to determine the reasonableness of, and allocate responsibility to fund, the operating budget of the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC), as directed by the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (MMA), Public Law 115–264, 132 Stat. 3676 (Oct. 11, 2018). 17 U.S.C. 115(d)(7)(D)(vii) and 801(b)(8) (2018). The result of the first such proceeding will be a determination by the Judges of jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:44 Jul 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 an Initial Administrative Assessment that digital music providers and any significant nonblanket licensees must pay to fund the operations of the MLC. See 37 CFR 355.2(a), 355.6 (Jul. 8, 2019).1 Section 355.2(a) requires the Judges to commence the first proceeding no later than July 8, 2019, by publication of a notice in the Federal Register seeking Petitions to Participate. The regulations require the participation of the MLC and the Digital Licensee Coordinator (DLC) in the proceeding and permit the participation of copyright owners, digital music providers, and significant nonblanket licensees. 37 CFR 355.2(c)–(d). The Judges hereby announce commencement of the proceeding, direct the MLC and the DLC to file Petitions to Participate, and request Petitions to Participate from any other eligible participant with a significant interest in the determination of the Initial Administrative Assessment. Petitions To Participate Parties filing Petitions to Participate must comply with the requirements of § 355.2(e) of the Judges’ regulations. How To Submit Petitions To Participate Petitioners must submit a filing fee of $150 to the Copyright Royalty Board with their Petition to Participate, or the Judges will reject the petition. THE COPYRIGHT ROYALTY BOARD WILL NOT ACCEPT CASH. Parties filing online through eCRB must fill out an online form (instead of filing a document) and pay the filing fee, if applicable, by credit card using the payment portal on eCRB. Any party without access to the internet must pay the filing fee by check or money order made payable to the ‘‘Copyright Royalty Board’’ and mailed or delivered with its filed paper documents and CD as described in the ADDRESSES section above. If a check is returned for lack of sufficient funds, the Judges will dismiss the corresponding Petition to Participate. Any participant that is an individual may represent herself or himself. All other participants must be represented by counsel. In accordance with § 303.2 of the Judges’ regulations, only attorneys who are members of the bar in one or more states or the District of Columbia and in good standing will be allowed to represent parties before the Copyright Royalty Judges. The Judges will address further procedural matters, including 1 All citations to the Judges regulations in this notice are to new or amended regulations that are published in this issue of the Federal Register. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 130 (Monday, July 8, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32475-32476]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-14090]


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Royalty Board

[Docket No. 19-CRB-0009 AA]


Determination and Allocation of Initial Administrative Assessment 
To Fund Mechanical Licensing Collective

AGENCY: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress.

ACTION: Notice announcing commencement of Initial Administrative 
Assessment proceeding and requesting Petitions to Participate.

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SUMMARY: The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) announce commencement of 
a proceeding to determine the initial administrative assessment that 
digital music providers and any significant nonblanket licensees must 
pay to fund the operations of the Mechanical Licensing Collective. The 
Judges also set the date by which the Mechanical Licensing Collective 
and the Digital Licensee Coordinator must, and other eligible 
participants may, file a Petition to Participate and the accompanying 
$150 filing fee. A rule relating to the Determination and Allocation of 
Initial Administrative Assessment to Fund Mechanical Licensing 
Collective is published elsewhere in this issue of the Federal 
Register.

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DATES: Petitions to Participate and the filing fee are due on or before 
July 23, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Each Petition to Participate must include the proceeding 
docket number, 19-CRB-0009 IAA. Participants must file using the online 
form on the CRB's electronic filing application, eCRB, at https://app.crb.gov/, unless they do not have access to the internet, in which 
case they 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: Unless submitting online, claimants 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-0009 AA.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, CRB Program Specialist, 
by telephone at (202) 707-7658 or email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) have 
promulgated regulations (published elsewhere in this issue of the 
Federal Register) governing new proceedings to determine the 
reasonableness of, and allocate responsibility to fund, the operating 
budget of the Mechanical Licensing Collective (MLC), as directed by the 
Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (MMA), Public Law 
115-264, 132 Stat. 3676 (Oct. 11, 2018). 17 U.S.C. 115(d)(7)(D)(vii) 
and 801(b)(8) (2018). The result of the first such proceeding will be a 
determination by the Judges of an Initial Administrative Assessment 
that digital music providers and any significant nonblanket licensees 
must pay to fund the operations of the MLC. See 37 CFR 355.2(a), 355.6 
(Jul. 8, 2019).\1\ Section 355.2(a) requires the Judges to commence the 
first proceeding no later than July 8, 2019, by publication of a notice 
in the Federal Register seeking Petitions to Participate. The 
regulations require the participation of the MLC and the Digital 
Licensee Coordinator (DLC) in the proceeding and permit the 
participation of copyright owners, digital music providers, and 
significant nonblanket licensees. 37 CFR 355.2(c)-(d).
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    \1\ All citations to the Judges regulations in this notice are 
to new or amended regulations that are published in this issue of 
the Federal Register.
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    The Judges hereby announce commencement of the proceeding, direct 
the MLC and the DLC to file Petitions to Participate, and request 
Petitions to Participate from any other eligible participant with a 
significant interest in the determination of the Initial Administrative 
Assessment.

Petitions To Participate

    Parties filing Petitions to Participate must comply with the 
requirements of Sec.  355.2(e) of the Judges' regulations.

How To Submit Petitions To Participate

    Petitioners must submit a filing fee of $150 to the Copyright 
Royalty Board with their Petition to Participate, or the Judges will 
reject the petition. THE COPYRIGHT ROYALTY BOARD WILL NOT ACCEPT CASH.
    Parties filing online through eCRB must fill out an online form 
(instead of filing a document) and pay the filing fee, if applicable, 
by credit card using the payment portal on eCRB. Any party without 
access to the internet must pay the filing fee by check or money order 
made payable to the ``Copyright Royalty Board'' and mailed or delivered 
with its filed paper documents and CD as described in the ADDRESSES 
section above. If a check is returned for lack of sufficient funds, the 
Judges will dismiss the corresponding Petition to Participate.
    Any participant that is an individual may represent herself or 
himself. All other participants must be represented by counsel. In 
accordance with Sec.  303.2 of the Judges' regulations, only attorneys 
who are members of the bar in one or more states or the District of 
Columbia and in good standing will be allowed to represent parties 
before the Copyright Royalty Judges.
    The Judges will address further procedural matters, including 
scheduling, after receiving Petitions to Participate. 37 CFR 355(g)(1).

    Dated: June 27, 2019.
Jesse M. Feder,
Chief Copyright Royalty Judge.
[FR Doc. 2019-14090 Filed 7-5-19; 8:45 am]
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