Text: S.1145 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)All Bill Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (05/21/2009)


111th CONGRESS
1st Session
S. 1145

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


IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
May 21, 2009

Mr. Wyden (for himself and Mr. Brownback) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


A BILL

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”.