Music Modernization Act Implementing Regulations for the Blanket License for Digital Uses and Mechanical Licensing Collective: Extension of Comment Period, 65739 [2019-25805]

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AGENCY: The U.S. Copyright Office is extending the deadline for the submission of written reply comments in response to its September 24, 2019 notification of inquiry regarding implementation regulations for the Musical Works Modernization Act, title I of the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act. DATES: The reply comment period for the notification of inquiry published September 24, 2019, at 84 FR 49966, is extended. Written reply comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 20, 2019. 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/mmaimplementation/. 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, Associate 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 September 24, 2019, the U.S. Copyright Office issued a notification of inquiry (‘‘NOI’’) regarding implementation regulations for the Musical Works Modernization Act, title I of the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act (‘‘MMA’’). 84 FR SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 65739 49966 (Sept. 24, 2019). The Office solicited public comments on a broad range of subjects concerning the administration of the new blanket compulsory license for digital uses of musical works that was created by the MMA, including regulations regarding notices of license, notices of nonblanket activity, usage reports and adjustments, information to be included in the mechanical licensing collective’s database, database usability, interoperability, and usage restrictions, and the handling of confidential information. 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 written reply comments to no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 20, 2019. Dated: November 22, 2019. Regan A. Smith, General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights. 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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

U.S. Copyright Office

37 CFR Part 210

[Docket No. 2019-5]


Music Modernization Act Implementing Regulations for the Blanket 
License for Digital Uses and Mechanical Licensing Collective: Extension 
of Comment Period

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

ACTION: Notification of inquiry; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Copyright Office is extending the deadline for the 
submission of written reply comments in response to its September 24, 
2019 notification of inquiry regarding implementation regulations for 
the Musical Works Modernization Act, title I of the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob 
Goodlatte Music Modernization Act.

DATES: The reply comment period for the notification of inquiry 
published September 24, 2019, at 84 FR 49966, is extended. Written 
reply comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on 
December 20, 2019.

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/mma-implementation/. 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, Associate 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 September 24, 2019, the U.S. Copyright 
Office issued a notification of inquiry (``NOI'') regarding 
implementation regulations for the Musical Works Modernization Act, 
title I of the Orrin G. Hatch-Bob Goodlatte Music Modernization Act 
(``MMA''). 84 FR 49966 (Sept. 24, 2019). The Office solicited public 
comments on a broad range of subjects concerning the administration of 
the new blanket compulsory license for digital uses of musical works 
that was created by the MMA, including regulations regarding notices of 
license, notices of nonblanket activity, usage reports and adjustments, 
information to be included in the mechanical licensing collective's 
database, database usability, interoperability, and usage restrictions, 
and the handling of confidential information.
    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 
written reply comments to no later than 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on 
December 20, 2019.

    Dated: November 22, 2019.
Regan A. Smith,
General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights.
[FR Doc. 2019-25805 Filed 11-27-19; 8:45 am]
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