Library of Congress March 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Digital Performance Right in Sound Recordings and Ephemeral Recordings
Document Number: 2011-4995
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-03-09
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are announcing their final determination of the rates and terms for two statutory licenses, permitting certain digital performances of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral recordings, for the period beginning January 1, 2011, and ending on December 31, 2015.
Section 302 Report
Document Number: 2011-5237
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-08
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions, Copyright Office
The Copyright Office published in the Federal Register of March 3, 2011, a Notice of Inquiry seeking comments for a report to Congress addressing possible recommendations for phasing out the statutory licensing requirements in Section 111, 119, and 122 of the Copyright Act.
Section 302 Report
Document Number: 2011-4717
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-03
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions, Copyright Office
Congress has directed the Copyright Office (``Office'') to prepare a report addressing possible mechanisms, methods, and recommendations for phasing out the statutory licensing requirements set forth in Sections 111, 119, and 122 of the Copyright Act. This notice seeks comment on marketplace solutions to replace the use of the statutory licenses for the retransmission of over-the-air broadcast signals, suggestions for ways to implement market-based licensing practices, and legislative and regulatory actions that would be needed to bring about these changes.
Distribution of 2005 Through 2008 DART Musical Works Funds Royalties
Document Number: 2011-4462
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-01
Agency: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress, Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges are soliciting comments on a motion for partial distribution in connection with 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2008 DART Musical Works Fund royalties.