S.1145 - Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009111th Congress (2009-2010)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Wyden, Ron [D-OR] (Introduced 05/21/2009)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||05/21/2009 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.|
|Notes:||For further action, see H.R.2344, which became Public Law 111-36 on 6/30/2009.|
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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress] [From the U.S. Government Printing Office] [S. 1145 Introduced in Senate (IS)] 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''. <all>