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

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
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[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.


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                   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

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                                 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''.
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