Text: H.R.2344 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

06/30/2009 Became Public Law No: 111-36

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Begun and held at the City of Washington on Tuesday,
the sixth day of January, two thousand and nine

To amend section 114 of title 17, United States Code, to provide for agreements for the reproduction and performance of sound recordings by webcasters.

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

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009”.

SEC. 2. Authorization of agreements.

Section 114(f)(5) of title 17, United States Code, is amended—

(1) in subparagraph (D), by striking “2008” and inserting “2008, the Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009,”;

(2) in subparagraph (E)(iii), by striking “to make eligible nonsubscription transmissions and ephemeral recordings”; and

(3) in subparagraph (F), by striking “February 15, 2009” and inserting “at 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on the 30th day after the date of the enactment of the Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009”.


Speaker of the House of Representatives.  


Vice President of the United States and   
President of the Senate.