Copyright Royalty Board Regulations Regarding the Conduct of Proceedings, 31172 [2021-12312]

Download as PDF 31172 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 111 / Friday, June 11, 2021 / Rules and Regulations Authority: 46 U.S.C. 70034, 70051; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.04–1, 6.04–6, and 160.5; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. Dated: June 4, 2021. Jonathan D. Theel, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Delaware Bay. 2. Add § 165.T05–0132 to read as follows: [FR Doc. 2021–12337 Filed 6–10–21; 8:45 am] ■ jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with RULES § 165.T05–0132 NJ. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:30 Jun 10, 2021 Jkt 253001 Administrative practice and procedure, Copyright. Final Regulations BILLING CODE 9110–04–P For the reasons set forth in the preamble, the Copyright Royalty Judges amend 37 CFR 351 as follows: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PART 351—PROCEEDINGS Copyright Royalty Board ■ Safety Zone; Cape May, (a) Location. The following area is a moving safety zone: All waters within 50 yards in front of the lead safety vessel preceding the first event participants, to 50 yards behind the safety vessel trailing the last event participants, and 100 yards on either side of participant and safety vessels during the 2021 DeSatnick Foundation Cape to Cape Paddleboat event. The safety zone will move with the safety vessels and participants as they transit the waters east through Cape May Harbor, south through Cape May Inlet, west through the Atlantic Ocean, north through the Delaware Bay, then east through Cape May Canal, and terminate at the Lost Fishermen’s Memorial in Cape May Harbor. The safety zone will move at the pace of event patrol vessels and participants. (b) Definitions. As used in this section, designated representative means a Coast Guard Patrol Commander, including a Coast Guard petty officer, warrant or commissioned officer on board a Coast Guard vessel or on board a federal, state, or local law enforcement vessel assisting the Captain of the Port (COTP), Delaware Bay in the enforcement of the safety zone. (c) Regulations. (1) Under the general safety zone regulations in subpart C of this part, you may not enter the safety zone described in paragraph (a) of this section unless authorized by the COTP or the COTP’s designated representative. (2) To seek permission to enter or remain in the zone, contact the COTP or the COTP’s representative via VHF–FM channel 16 or 215–271–4807. Those in the safety zone must comply with all lawful orders or directions given to them by the COTP or the COTP’s designated representative. (3) This section applies to all vessels except those engaged in law enforcement, aids to navigation servicing, and emergency response operations. (d) Enforcement. The U.S. Coast Guard may be assisted in the patrol and enforcement of the safety zone by Federal, State, and local agencies. (e) Enforcement period. This rule will be enforced from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 27, 2021. List of Subjects in 37 CFR Part 351 1. The authority citation for part 351 continues to read: 37 CFR Part 351 Authority: 17 U.S.C. 803. ■ [Docket No. 21–CRB–0007–RM] Copyright Royalty Board Regulations Regarding the Conduct of Proceedings Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress. ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: The Copyright Royalty Judges are amending regulations to clarify that their hearings may be conducted in person at the Library of Congress or an alternative location, or virtually, at the Judges’ discretion. DATES: Effective June 11, 2021. ADDRESSES: Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to eCRB at https://app.crb.gov and perform a case search for docket 21–CRB–0007–RM. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, CRB Program Specialist, at 202–707–7658 or crb@loc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 26, 2021, the Copyright Royalty Judges (Judges) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (notice) in the Federal Register seeking comments on a proposed rule to codify the fact that future hearings may be conducted physically, either at the Library of Congress or an alternative location, or virtually, at the Judges’ discretion. 86 FR 1163 (Feb. 26, 2021). The Judges received one comment, from SoundExchange, a regular participant in Copyright Royalty Board proceedings, in favor of the proposed rule. SoundExchange cites to past hearings that the Judges conducted, in coordination and consultation with the participants, in alternate locations and virtually. It also anticipates the possibility that virtual hearings could make sense in the future, and notes that the proposed rule provides flexibility regarding the virtual platform. Therefore, for the reasons indicated in the February 26, 2021 notice, the Judges adopt the proposed changes to part 351, as detailed in this final rule. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 2. Revise § 351.9(a) to read as follows: § 351.9 Conduct of hearings. (a)(1) By panels. Subject to paragraph (b) of this section, hearings will be conducted by Copyright Royalty Judges sitting en banc. (2) Location. Hearings will be conducted in person at the Library of Congress or an alternative location, or virtually, at the Judges’ discretion. * * * * * Dated: May 17, 2021. Jesse M. Feder, Chief Copyright Royalty Judge. Approved by: Carla D. Hayden, Librarian of Congress. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 111 (Friday, June 11, 2021)]
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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Royalty Board

37 CFR Part 351

[Docket No. 21-CRB-0007-RM]


Copyright Royalty Board Regulations Regarding the Conduct of 
Proceedings

AGENCY: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress.

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: The Copyright Royalty Judges are amending regulations to 
clarify that their hearings may be conducted in person at the Library 
of Congress or an alternative location, or virtually, at the Judges' 
discretion.

DATES: Effective June 11, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Docket: For access to the docket to read background 
documents or comments received, go to eCRB at https://app.crb.gov and 
perform a case search for docket 21-CRB-0007-RM.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 26, 2021, the Copyright Royalty 
Judges (Judges) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (notice) in 
the Federal Register seeking comments on a proposed rule to codify the 
fact that future hearings may be conducted physically, either at the 
Library of Congress or an alternative location, or virtually, at the 
Judges' discretion. 86 FR 1163 (Feb. 26, 2021). The Judges received one 
comment, from SoundExchange, a regular participant in Copyright Royalty 
Board proceedings, in favor of the proposed rule. SoundExchange cites 
to past hearings that the Judges conducted, in coordination and 
consultation with the participants, in alternate locations and 
virtually. It also anticipates the possibility that virtual hearings 
could make sense in the future, and notes that the proposed rule 
provides flexibility regarding the virtual platform. Therefore, for the 
reasons indicated in the February 26, 2021 notice, the Judges adopt the 
proposed changes to part 351, as detailed in this final rule.

List of Subjects in 37 CFR Part 351

    Administrative practice and procedure, Copyright.

Final Regulations

    For the reasons set forth in the preamble, the Copyright Royalty 
Judges amend 37 CFR 351 as follows:

PART 351--PROCEEDINGS

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1. The authority citation for part 351 continues to read:

    Authority: 17 U.S.C. 803.


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2. Revise Sec.  351.9(a) to read as follows:


Sec.  351.9  Conduct of hearings.

    (a)(1) By panels. Subject to paragraph (b) of this section, 
hearings will be conducted by Copyright Royalty Judges sitting en banc.
    (2) Location. Hearings will be conducted in person at the Library 
of Congress or an alternative location, or virtually, at the Judges' 
discretion.
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    Dated: May 17, 2021.
Jesse M. Feder,
Chief Copyright Royalty Judge.

    Approved by:
Carla D. Hayden,
Librarian of Congress.
[FR Doc. 2021-12312 Filed 6-10-21; 8:45 am]
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