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H.R. 2344 (111th): Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009

The text of the bill below is as of Jun 9, 2009 (Passed the House).

Source: GPO

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111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 2344

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

AN ACT

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

1.

Short title

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

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.

Passed the House of Representatives June 9, 2009.

Lorraine C. Miller,

Clerk.