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Download as PDF 33740 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 106 / Tuesday, June 2, 2020 / Notices detrimental in encouraging copyright owners to claim accrued royalties? 9. Please identify education and outreach practices that the MLC should consider adopting in encouraging copyright owners to claim royalties. 10. Please identify activities or policies that the MLC may take or adopt to encourage groups of musical work copyright owners who may be underrepresented in the MLC’s database to come forward and claim accrued royalties. Your response may consider, for example, the unique experiences of self-administered songwriters; genres expected to generate a more diffuse record of musical work ownership; 64 non-English language works or genres; non-U.S. based musical work copyright owners, including the role of international collection societies; and particular challenges associated with classical music metadata. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES C. Reducing Incidence of Unclaimed, Accrued Royalties and Distribution of Royalties 11. Please identify issues for the MLC to consider in establishing policies related to its duty to distribute unclaimed accrued royalties after a prescribed holding period in a manner that incentivizes reduction in the overall incidence of unclaimed accrued royalties. In particular, identify considerations related to the timing of the initial distribution of unclaimed, accrued royalties, as well as the retention of a portion of accrued royalties in the hope that they may later be matched. 12. Please identify preferred methods for the MLC to publicize the existence of unclaimed accrued royalties before they are distributed, in light of the minimum 90-day period required by the statute. 13. Please describe how success in lowering the incidence of unclaimed royalties may best be measured. D. Others in the Music Marketplace 14. What actions can others, including those engaged in digital platform, sound recording, music publishing, and music creation activities, voluntarily take to contribute to a more accurate musical work data supply chain? 15. What actions can better ensure the accurate assignment of unique identifiers like the International Standard Recording Code (‘‘ISRC’’) and International Standard Musical Work 64 See Tr. at 263:17–22 (Dec. 6, 2019) (Ed Arrow, Universal Music Publishing Group) (noting collaborative nature of rap, hip-hop, and pop music); Tr. at 264:09–11 (Dec. 6, 2019) (Bill Colitre, Music Reports) (noting that the rap song ‘‘Grillz’’ by Nelly has ‘‘17 writers and 23 music publishers’’). VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:46 Jun 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 Code (‘‘ISWC’’) identifiers early in the digital supply chain? 16. Please identify education and outreach practices that digital music providers and others may consider adopting in encouraging copyright owners to claim royalties. 17. Please recommend existing guides or other resources regarding music data that can be used by copyright owners and songwriters, and/or information to be included in such educational materials. E. Other Issues 18. Please identify any pertinent issues not referenced above that the Copyright Office should consider in conducting its study, including any further legislative changes that you believe are needed to reduce the instance of unclaimed royalties. Dated: May 28, 2020. Regan A. Smith, General Counsel and Associate Register of Copyrights. [FR Doc. 2020–11893 Filed 6–1–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–30–P NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION [NARA–2020–043] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). ACTION: Notice of proposed extension request. AGENCY: We are planning to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew its approval for us to engage in the following information collection and invite you to comment on it. We use this collection to obtain information from private foundations or other entities involved in designing, constructing, and equipping Presidential libraries. DATES: We must receive in writing on or before August 3, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send comments by email to tamee.fechhelm@nara.gov. Because our buildings are temporarily closed during the COVID–19 restrictions, we are not able to receive comments by mail during this time. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Tamee Fechhelm, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, by email at tamee.fechhelm@nara.gov or by telephone at 301.837.1694 with requests for additional information or copies of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the proposed information collection and supporting statement. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), we invite the public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed information collections. The comments and suggestions should address one or more of the following points: (a) Whether the proposed information collections are necessary for NARA to properly perform its functions; (b) our estimates of the burden of the proposed information collections and their accuracy; (c) ways we could enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information we collect; (d) ways we could minimize the burden on respondents of collecting the information, including through information technology; and (e) whether these collections affect small businesses. We will summarize any comments you submit and include the summary in our request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this notice, we solicit comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Presidential Library Facilities. OMB number: 3095–0036. Agency form number: None. Type of review: Regular. Affected public: Presidential library foundations or other entities proposing to transfer a Presidential library facility to NARA. Estimated number of respondents: 1. Estimated time per response: 40 hours. Frequency of response: On occasion. Estimated total annual burden hours: 40 hours. Abstract: The information collection is required for NARA to meet its obligations under 44 U.S.C. 2112(a)(3) to submit a report to Congress before accepting a new Presidential library facility. The report contains information that can be furnished only by the foundation or other entity responsible for building the facility and establishing the library endowment. Swarnali Haldar, Executive for Information Services/CIO. 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NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION

[NARA-2020-043]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

ACTION: Notice of proposed extension request.

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SUMMARY: We are planning to request that the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) renew its approval for us to engage in the following 
information collection and invite you to comment on it. We use this 
collection to obtain information from private foundations or other 
entities involved in designing, constructing, and equipping 
Presidential libraries.

DATES: We must receive in writing on or before August 3, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Send comments by email to [email protected]. Because 
our buildings are temporarily closed during the COVID-19 restrictions, 
we are not able to receive comments by mail during this time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Tamee Fechhelm, Paperwork 
Reduction Act Officer, by email at [email protected] or by 
telephone at 301.837.1694 with requests for additional information or 
copies of the proposed information collection and supporting statement.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (Pub. L. 104-13), we invite the public and other Federal agencies 
to comment on proposed information collections. The comments and 
suggestions should address one or more of the following points: (a) 
Whether the proposed information collections are necessary for NARA to 
properly perform its functions; (b) our estimates of the burden of the 
proposed information collections and their accuracy; (c) ways we could 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information we 
collect; (d) ways we could minimize the burden on respondents of 
collecting the information, including through information technology; 
and (e) whether these collections affect small businesses. We will 
summarize any comments you submit and include the summary in our 
request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public 
record. In this notice, we solicit comments concerning the following 
information collection:
    Title: Presidential Library Facilities.
    OMB number: 3095-0036.
    Agency form number: None.
    Type of review: Regular.
    Affected public: Presidential library foundations or other entities 
proposing to transfer a Presidential library facility to NARA.
    Estimated number of respondents: 1.
    Estimated time per response: 40 hours.
    Frequency of response: On occasion.
    Estimated total annual burden hours: 40 hours.
    Abstract: The information collection is required for NARA to meet 
its obligations under 44 U.S.C. 2112(a)(3) to submit a report to 
Congress before accepting a new Presidential library facility. The 
report contains information that can be furnished only by the 
foundation or other entity responsible for building the facility and 
establishing the library endowment.

Swarnali Haldar,
Executive for Information Services/CIO.
[FR Doc. 2020-11829 Filed 6-1-20; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 7515-01-P