Notice of Intent to Audit, 3427 [2020-00857]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 13 / Tuesday, January 21, 2020 / Notices III. Desired Focus of Comments The Bureau of Labor Statistics is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility. • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Title of Collection: QCEW Business Supplement. OMB Number: 1220–NEW. Type of Review: New Collection. Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit institutions, not-for-profit institutions, and farms. Total Respondents: 45,000. Frequency: One time. Total Responses: 45,000. Average Time per Response: Five minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,750 hours. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they also will become a matter of public record. Signed at Washington, DC, January 14, 2020. Mark Staniorski, Division Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. [FR Doc. 2020–00842 Filed 1–17–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Copyright Royalty Board [Docket No. 19–CRB–0014–AU (Slacker, Inc.)] Notice of Intent to Audit Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), Library of Congress. ACTION: Public notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:20 Jan 17, 2020 Jkt 250001 The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of a notice of intent to audit the 2016, 2017, and 2018 statements of account submitted by licensee Slacker, Inc. concerning the royalty payments it made pursuant to two statutory licenses. ADDRESSES: Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents, 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–0014–AU (Slacker, Inc.). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, Program Specialist, by telephone at (202) 707–7658 or by email at crb@loc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Act, title 17 of the United States Code, grants to sound recordings copyright owners the exclusive right to publicly perform sound recordings by means of certain digital audio transmissions, subject to limitations. Specifically, the performance right is limited by the statutory license in section 114, which allows nonexempt noninteractive digital subscription services, eligible nonsubscription services, pre-existing subscription services, and preexisting satellite digital audio radio services to perform publicly sound recordings by means of digital audio transmissions. 17 U.S.C. 114(f). In addition, a statutory license in section 112 allows a service to make necessary ephemeral reproductions to facilitate the digital transmission of the sound recording. 17 U.S.C. 112(e). Licensees may operate under these licenses provided they pay the royalty fees and comply with the terms set by the Copyright Royalty Judges. The rates and terms for the section 112 and 114 licenses are set forth in 37 CFR parts 380 and 382 through 384. As part of the terms for these licenses, the Judges designated SoundExchange, Inc., as the Collective, i.e., the organization charged with collecting royalty payments and statements of account submitted by eligible licensees and with distributing royalties to the copyright owners and performers entitled to receive them under the section 112 and 114 licenses. See, e.g., 37 CFR 380.2(a). As the Collective, SoundExchange may, only once a year, conduct an audit of a licensee for any or all of the prior three calendar years in order to verify royalty payments. SoundExchange must first file with the Judges a notice of intent to audit a licensee and deliver the notice to the licensee. See, e.g., 37 CFR 380.6(b)–(c). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3427 On December 20, 2019, SoundExchange filed with the Judges a notice of intent to audit commercial webcaster Slacker, Inc., for the years 2016, 2017, and 2018. The Judges must publish notice in the Federal Register within 30 days of receipt of a notice announcing the Collective’s intent to conduct an audit. See 37 CFR 380.6(c). Today’s notice fulfills this requirement with respect to SoundExchange’s notice of intent to audit filed December 20, 2019. Dated: January 15, 2020. Jesse M. Feder, Chief Copyright Royalty Judge. [FR Doc. 2020–00857 Filed 1–17–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–72–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Copyright Royalty Board [Docket No. 19–CRB–0016–AU (Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.)] Notice of Intent To Audit Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), Library of Congress. ACTION: Public notice. AGENCY: The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of a notice of intent to audit the 2016, 2017, and 2018 statements of account submitted by the Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc. concerning the royalty payments it made pursuant to two statutory licenses. ADDRESSES: Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents, 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–0016–AU (Spanish Broadcasting System, Inc.). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, Program Specialist, by telephone at (202) 707–7658 or by email at crb@loc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Act, title 17 of the United States Code, grants to sound recordings copyright owners the exclusive right to publicly perform sound recordings by means of certain digital audio transmissions, subject to limitations. 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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Royalty Board

[Docket No. 19-CRB-0014-AU (Slacker, Inc.)]


Notice of Intent to Audit

AGENCY: Copyright Royalty Board (CRB), Library of Congress.

ACTION: Public notice.

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SUMMARY: The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt of a notice of 
intent to audit the 2016, 2017, and 2018 statements of account 
submitted by licensee Slacker, Inc. concerning the royalty payments it 
made pursuant to two statutory licenses.

ADDRESSES: Docket: For access to the docket to read background 
documents, 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-0014-AU (Slacker, Inc.).

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Act, title 17 of the United 
States Code, grants to sound recordings copyright owners the exclusive 
right to publicly perform sound recordings by means of certain digital 
audio transmissions, subject to limitations. Specifically, the 
performance right is limited by the statutory license in section 114, 
which allows nonexempt noninteractive digital subscription services, 
eligible nonsubscription services, pre-existing subscription services, 
and preexisting satellite digital audio radio services to perform 
publicly sound recordings by means of digital audio transmissions. 17 
U.S.C. 114(f). In addition, a statutory license in section 112 allows a 
service to make necessary ephemeral reproductions to facilitate the 
digital transmission of the sound recording. 17 U.S.C. 112(e).
    Licensees may operate under these licenses provided they pay the 
royalty fees and comply with the terms set by the Copyright Royalty 
Judges. The rates and terms for the section 112 and 114 licenses are 
set forth in 37 CFR parts 380 and 382 through 384.
    As part of the terms for these licenses, the Judges designated 
SoundExchange, Inc., as the Collective, i.e., the organization charged 
with collecting royalty payments and statements of account submitted by 
eligible licensees and with distributing royalties to the copyright 
owners and performers entitled to receive them under the section 112 
and 114 licenses. See, e.g., 37 CFR 380.2(a).
    As the Collective, SoundExchange may, only once a year, conduct an 
audit of a licensee for any or all of the prior three calendar years in 
order to verify royalty payments. SoundExchange must first file with 
the Judges a notice of intent to audit a licensee and deliver the 
notice to the licensee. See, e.g., 37 CFR 380.6(b)-(c).
    On December 20, 2019, SoundExchange filed with the Judges a notice 
of intent to audit commercial webcaster Slacker, Inc., for the years 
2016, 2017, and 2018. The Judges must publish notice in the Federal 
Register within 30 days of receipt of a notice announcing the 
Collective's intent to conduct an audit. See 37 CFR 380.6(c). Today's 
notice fulfills this requirement with respect to SoundExchange's notice 
of intent to audit filed December 20, 2019.

    Dated: January 15, 2020.
Jesse M. Feder,
Chief Copyright Royalty Judge.
[FR Doc. 2020-00857 Filed 1-17-20; 8:45 am]
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