Text: H.R.6307 — 111th Congress (2009-2010)

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[Congressional Bills 111th Congress]
[From the U.S. Government Printing Office]
[H.R. 6307 Introduced in House (IH)]

111th CONGRESS
  2d Session
                                H. R. 6307

 To amend title 17, United States Code, to enable a public broadcaster 
 to obtain statutory licenses for the transmission of sound recordings 
     online, unless a substantial portion of the sound recordings 
  transmitted, on a weekly basis, are by the same featured recording 
      artist or of the same musical work, and for other purposes.


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                    IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

                           September 29, 2010

 Ms. Baldwin introduced the following bill; which was referred to the 
                       Committee on the Judiciary

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                                 A BILL


 
 To amend title 17, United States Code, to enable a public broadcaster 
 to obtain statutory licenses for the transmission of sound recordings 
     online, unless a substantial portion of the sound recordings 
  transmitted, on a weekly basis, are by the same featured recording 
      artist or of the same musical work, and for other purposes.

    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 ``Public Radio Music Enhancement Act 
of 2010''.

SEC. 2. TRANSMISSIONS BY PUBLIC BROADCASTING ENTITIES.

    Section 114(j)(13) of title 17, United States Code, is amended by 
adding at the end the following: ``For purposes of subsection (d), any 
transmission by a public broadcasting entity (as defined in section 
118(f) of this title) on a particular channel shall be deemed to 
qualify as a sound recording performance complement, and therefore not 
to exceed the sound recording performance complement. The preceding 
sentence shall not apply if, on a weekly basis, a substantial portion 
of sound recordings transmitted on the channel are by the same featured 
recording artist or are of the same musical work.''
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