H.R.2255 - To extend the suspension of certain payments to be made by noncommercial webcasters under sections 112 and 114 of title 17, United States Code, and for other purposes.108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Price, David E. [D-NC-4] (Introduced 05/22/2003)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||06/25/2003 Referred to the Subcommittee on Courts, the Internet, and Intellectual Property. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.2255 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (05/22/2003)
Amends the Small Webcaster Settlement Act of 2002 to extend from June 20, 2003, until June 20, 2004, suspension of all payments by noncommercial webcasters under Federal copyright law which have not already been paid for the digital performance of sound recordings and the making of ephemeral phonorecords during the period from October 28, 1998, to May 31, 2003.
Amends Federal copyright law to extend from May 31, 2003, until May 31, 2004, the authority of noncommercial webcasters to enter into settlement agreements (including royalty terms) for the reproduction and performance of sound recordings during the period from October 28, 1998, to December 31, 2004.