Library of Congress May 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Scope of the Copyright Royalty Judges' Continuing Jurisdiction
Document Number: 2015-10305
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-05-04
Agency: Library of Congress, Agencies and Commissions
The Copyright Royalty Judges (``CRJs''), acting pursuant to statute, referred novel material questions of substantive law to the Register of Copyrights for resolution. Those questions concerned the scope of the CRJs' authority, under the statutory grant of continuing jurisdiction over ratemaking determinations, to issue a clarifying interpretation of regulations adopted pursuant to such a determination. The Register resolved those questions in a written decision that was transmitted to the CRJs. That decision is reproduced below.