Webcaster Settlement Act of 2009

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    111TH UNITED STATES CONGRESS
    1ST SESSION


    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.


    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

    Section 1. Short Title.[edit]

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

    Sec. 2. Authorization of Agreements.[edit]

    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´´.


    Approved June 30, 2009.


    Legislative History[edit]

    • HOUSE REPORTS:
    • CONGRESSIONAL RECORD, Vol. 155 (2009):
      • June 9, considered and passed House.
      • June 17, considered and passed Senate.

    See Also[edit]