Text: H.R.3015 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (07/12/2007)


110th CONGRESS
1st Session
H. R. 3015

To delay the applicability to webcasters of rates and terms determined by the Copyright Royalty Judges for certain statutory licenses under title 17, United States Code.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 12, 2007

Mr. Chabot (for himself and Ms. Velázquez) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

To delay the applicability to webcasters of rates and terms determined by the Copyright Royalty Judges for certain statutory licenses under title 17, United States Code.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Delay of copyright royalty rates and terms for webcasters.

(a) Delay.—The rates and terms determined by the Copyright Royalty Judges for the statutory licenses under sections 112(e) and 114(f) of title 17, United States Code, as published in the Federal Register on May 1, 2007, shall not be effective with respect to webcasters until the end of the 60-day period beginning on July 15, 2007. Until the end of that 60-day period, the rates and terms that applied to webcasters for such statutory licenses under section 6(b)(3) of the Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act of 2004 (17 U.S.C. 801 note) shall apply to webcasters for such statutory licenses as if the determination published on May 1, 2007, had not been made.

(b) Definition.—In this section, the term “webcaster” has the meaning given that term in section 114(f)(5)(E)(iii) of title 17, United States Code.