United States Code/Title 17/Chapter 8/Section 805

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United States Code
by the United States Government
Title 17, Chapter 8, § 805. General rule for voluntarily negotiated agreements
From the U.S. Copyright Office.: Version added by section 3 of the Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108-419, Nov. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 2341), with effect from May 30, 2005.
§ 805—General rule for voluntarily negotiated agreements

Any rates or terms under this title that—

(1) are agreed to by participants to a proceeding under section 803(b)(3),
(2) are adopted by the Copyright Royalty Judges as part of a determination under this chapter, and
(3) are in effect for a period shorter than would otherwise apply under a determination pursuant to this chapter,

shall remain in effect for such period of time as would otherwise apply under such determination, except that the Copyright Royalty Judges shall adjust the rates pursuant to the voluntary negotiations to reflect national monetary inflation during the additional period the rates remain in effect.

Amendment history[edit]

Section 805 was added by § 101 of title I of the Copyright Act of 1976 (Pub. L. 94-553, Oct. 19, 1976, 90 Stat. 2541), with effect from October 19, 1976. New text was substituted by the Copyright Royalty Tribunal Reform Act of 1993 (Pub. L. 103-198, Dec. 17, 1993, 107 Stat. 2304). New text was again substituted by Sec. 3 of the Copyright Royalty and Distribution Reform Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108-419, Nov. 30, 2004, 118 Stat. 2341), with effect from May 30, 2005. Version as of May 29, 2005→